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Letter to the Editor - March 24, 2017 - By Karen Tam Wu

Published in The Province (March 24, 2017).

Energy efficiency is about more than saving electricity.

An energy-efficient building can lower your heating bills by more than 50 per cent, and they stay more comfortable and safe during a blackout or disaster.

Thirteen jobs are created for every $1 million invested in energy efficiency.

Karen Tam Wu, Pembina Institute

 

This letter originally appeared in the Province on March 24, 2017. 


The Pembina Institute and The Atmospheric Fund have created a handy infographic outlining the multiple benefits of energy efficient buildings. Learn more at pembina.org/efficiency

Infographic


Karen Tam Wu

Karen is director of the Pembina Institute's buildings and urban solutions program and is based in Vancouver.


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