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Energy Incentive Guidance
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Why Save Energy?
What Is Energy?
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Federal Energy Policy
Illinois Energy Incentive Background
Tools and Calculators
WHY SAVE ENERGY?
Why Many Choose to Conserve Energy
Protect and preserve the environment
Because energy is getting expensive
Because laws, regulations, and codes are forcing me to…
Because conservation brings down prices
The Progression of Energy Technology
Wood, animal fats (tallow, whale oil)
Solar photovoltaic, wind, and hydro-electric
Every transition has been marked by optimistic projections…
Impacts of Energy and Buildings
Energy production and use account for nearly 80% of air pollution, more than 88% of greenhouse gas emissions, and more environmental damage than any other human activity.
Residential & Commercial Buildings in the United States are responsible for:
74.5% of electricity consumption
50.1% of total energy flows
49.1% of CO2 emissions
50% of the CFC emissions
Overall, energy consumption by the building sector continues to increase.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
College of Fine and Applied Arts
1901 S First Street |
Champaign, IL 61820 |
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