30 Jan '17, 5am

According to the Department of Energy, #EnergyEfficiency supports more than 2.2 million jobs:

The energy efficiency industry crosses a broad swath of the American economy, touching every geographic region and a wide variety of sectors such as construction, manufacturing, installation, professional services, engineering and research. Across the entire spectrum, the energy efficiency industry supports more than 2.2 million jobs, in full or in part, according to a recent U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) study . These are good-paying jobs manufacturing high-efficiency appliances, weatherizing homes to reduce utility bills, or researching new efficiency technologies that will transform the next generation of products Americans use every day. Most of them cannot be exported offshore. Broad Reach: A Mile Wide and a Mile Deep Energy efficiency is by far the largest source of clean energy jobs in the U.S, and its 2.2 million jobs account for more than a third of the entire U...

Full article: http://www.ase.org/resources/jobs-opportunity-energy-effi...

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