This new report by McKinsey & Company has been circulating for several days now. Energy and monetary savings are impressive. Jump to the site for more.
More Green Building and Energy Efficiency Could Save U.S. Economy $1.2 Trillion: "The typical building in the U.S. leaks energy like a sieve and its occupants usually make the situation worse. But businesses and individuals could stanch the flow by making simple changes that could yield a 23 percent drop in energy use by 2020, save the U.S. economy $1.2 trillion and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 1.1 gigatons annually, according to a new study."