Volume 88 Issue 14 | p. 40 | Concentrates
Issue Date: April 5, 2010

Saving Billions Of Dollars And Watts

Department: Government & Policy
News Channels: Environmental SCENE
Keywords: Pew Center, Climate Change, carbon dioxide footprint

A two-year study by the Pew Center on Global Climate Change has found that carefully managed energy efficiency programs at several companies bring about huge cuts in energy use and spending as well as a smaller carbon dioxide footprint. The study surveyed 100 companies; six were reviewed in detail. Among those companies closely studied was Dow Chemical, whose energy efficiency program over the past 15 years saved the company $8.6 billion and helped . . .

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