Tag: Energy

Is Energy Efficiency Really Good? (A Look at the "Rebound Effect")

While people may increase usage some after switching to a more energy-efficient technology, research has shown pretty conclusively that they don’t do so nearly enough to considerably offset the energy savings. Thus, they do end up decreasing energy usage, not increasing it, in the end.

Energy Myths, Misconceptions, and Lies [INFOGRAPHIC]

Here’s another interesting infographic. Enjoy. Credit: WellHome Related Infographics: The Internet and the Environment Little Things Can Add Up: Energy Savings of โ€œLow-Hanging Fruitโ€ Understanding Cap & Trade