20 Oct '11, 4pm

Which States are Most Energy Efficient?

29 statesadopted or made significant progress toward adopting the latest efficiency building codes , up from 20 in 2009. 24 states have an Energy Efficiency Resource Standard, which sets long term energy reduction targets and drives utility investments in efficiency programs. States that adopted Efficiency Standards in 2007-2008 are already moving up in the rankings because of significant energy savings realized. States are improving policies that reduce financial, technical, and regulatory barriers todeployingcombined heat and power (CHP) systems, which generate electricity and thermal energy in an integrated system. Tremendous potential remains for CHP, particularly in states with heavy industrial and manufacturing bases. A group of leading states areahead of the curve in adopting policies that reduce vehicle miles traveled and promoting purchases and manufacture of effi...

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