Spending Money to Save Money: Investing in Energy Efficiency

Our colleagues at the Kentucky Sustainable Energy Alliance have highlighted the findings of a recent report by the Consumer Federation of America, showing how energy efficiency can save families–in Kentucky and elsewhere–money through investing in home retrofits. The lead author of the report, Mark Cooper, estimates that Kentuckians investing in efficiency measures could enjoy a net savings of $60 a year on natural gas bills. The full story is available here.

Kristin Tracz

About Kristin Tracz

Kristin Tracz served MACED’s Research and Policy team from 2009-2012 working on clean energy policy, energy efficiency programs and the Appalachian Transition Initiative. She joined MACED after finishing her Master of Environmental Management degree at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies. She now lives and works in Washington, DC.