The Importance of Energy Efficiency to the U.S. Economy

Fact Sheet


Energy efficiency plays an important role in the U.S. economy. The compound benefits of energy efficiency investments are now meeting 74 percent of growth since 1970 in energy-related demand. ACEEE estimates that in 2010 $479-670 billion was spent in the U.S. on energy efficiency goods and services, representing a significant increase in investments since 2004.