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Energy use savings from different categories of efficiency


Integrative design can significantly increase the efficiency opportunity in the buildings sector. For all four subsectors, integrative design could increase the size of the efficiency opportunity by more than half.


A- U.S. Energy Information Administration. 2010. Annual Energy Outlook 2010. Washington DC: U.S. Energy Information Administration, May 11. link

B- National Academy of Sciences. 2010. Real Prospects for Energy Efficiency in the United States. Washington DC: The National Academies Press.

C- Ehrhardt-Martinez, K., K. A. Donnelly, and S. Laitner. 2010. Advanced Metering Initiatives and Residential Feedback Programs: A Meta-Review for Household Electricity-Saving Opportunities. American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, June. link

D- RMI analysis