17 Jun '11, 4pm

Global Focus on Energy Efficiency Grows via @greentechmedia

Global Focus on Energy Efficiency Grows via @greentechmedia

Not surprisingly, China and India still rated the importance of energy management highest, with 88 percent of Indian respondents saying it was extremely or very important, compared to 66 percent for the U.S. and Canada. In every region, however, the importance continued to grow. The drivers for energy efficiency are still cost savings, although rebates and incentives played a more important this year than last year. However, for the first time, energy security , especially in the eyes of the Chinese, Indians and Europeans -- was listed as one of the top three reasons. Here in the U.S., public image held the number three spot -- an interesting diversion from other regions since we saw the return of $100 barrels of oil and Obama has called for an end to our cycles of shock and trance on energy security. Last year, most respondents thought energy prices would creep up. That h...

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