14 Feb '12, 6pm

Cool graph! The profitability of energy efficiency upgrades

Cool graph! The profitability of energy efficiency upgrades

The example cost-effectively surpasses the 30% savings target for existing homes under PATH (The Partnership for Advancing Technology in Housing). In fact, all of these measures yield a higher return on investment than an ordinary bank account, and most are as or even more profitable than the stock market has been in recent years! The efficiency savings shown above include the effect of income taxes. This makes the savings even more attractive, because you can keep all the money you save on your energy bills, but have to pay hefty taxes on most ordinary investment income.

Full article: http://hes.lbl.gov/consumer/profitable

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