The many benefits of energy efficient homes and buildings

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Pembina Institute
Mar 2, 2017 · 1 min read

Energy efficiency is about much more than saving electricity. Indeed, energy efficient homes and buildings come with many benefits.

Here are a few facts to consider:

  • Living in an energy efficient building can lower your heating bills by more than 50%.
  • Energy efficient buildings stay more comfortable and safe during a blackout or disaster.
  • 13 jobs are created for every $1 million invested in energy efficiency.
  • Energy efficiency has direct and indirect benefits to health.

Learn more about the multiple benefits of energy efficiency with this infographic, created by the Pembina Institute and The Atmospheric Fund.

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The Pembina Institute is a non-profit think-tank that advocates for strong, effective policies to support Canada’s clean-energy transition.

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