How To Save 3/4 of US Electricity Use

Amory Lovins (founder of the Rocky Mountain Institute) estimates that three quarters of the electricity currently used in the United States can be eliminated by efficiency improvements, at an average cost less than one cent per kilowatt-hour. This chart is taken from Amory's Keynote Address, entitled "The Negawatt Revolution", delivered at the 1989 Green Energy Conference in Montreal (organized by CCNR). For a more complete description of the categories of energy savings itemized in this chart, and the techniques available for achieving those savings, please consult Amory's text.

Lighting HVAC refers to savings in HVAC
[heating, ventilation and air conditioning] due to more efficient lighting.

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