A new report titled "Delivering Energy Efficiency to Middle Income Single Family Households"
asks how this demographic group can be encouraged to seek out comprehensive energy upgrades. Energy upgrades can be beneficial both environmentally and economically, though they can be expensive initially.
Thanks to the recession, many American families are struggling financially. Effective upgrades can cost from $5,000 to 15,000 per household, money that many just don't have. The report, from Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory, discusses how best to motivate and empower middle income single family households to make these upgrades.
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