Energy Efficiency Day 2020: Why Buildings Must Decarbonize & Electrify

Energy Efficiency Day 2020: Why Buildings Must Decarbonize & Electrify

Oct 6, 2020 | Blog Posts, Insights

Buildings account for 40% of the energy and 70% of the electricity used annually in the U.S. They must decarbonize and electrify via innovative technologies for a more sustainable future.

Energy Efficiency Day 2020
Energy Awareness Month

Energy Efficiency Day & Energy Awareness Month 2020

Energy Efficiency Day is the first Wednesday in October (10/7/20). It’s a collaborative effort of dozens of energy-efficiency advocacy groups around the U.S. In addition, Energy Awareness Month in the U.S. is October. This presents an excellent opportunity to shine a spotlight on the criticality of more energy-efficient buildings.

Buildings Must Decarbonize and Electrify

Buildings are some of the largest consumers and wasters of energy. Consequently, they account for about 40% of the energy and 70% of the electricity used every year in the U.S. In fact, the main reason why this is the case is because buildings are incredibly inefficient.

Building-Efficiency Technologies Bolster Energy Efficiency

How can buildings decarbonize and electrify, thus supporting global sustainability efforts? The answer is implementing building-efficiency technologies that exist on the market today. As a result, such innovative technologies can boost the energy efficiency of wasteful buildings and ensure a greener world.

Telling the Story of Building Efficiency via Infographics

Further, to tell this story of why buildings must decarbonize and electrify via innovative technologies, we’re using infographics. In this vein, a new one will be introduced each week for the month of October 2020. Here’s the schedule:

  • First week: why building decarbonization matters
  • Second week: why building electrification matters
  • Third week: why building service and maintenance matter
  • Fourth week: why building electrification and efficiency matter for cost savings

Stay Tuned for the Building-Efficiency Culmination

At the end of Energy Awareness Month 2020, we’ll unveil a culmination tying everything together to tell the building-efficiency story. Please stay tuned!

Click above to see our infographics for Energy Efficiency Day and Energy Awareness Month 2020

Innovative Technologies Available Today

Below are some of our key technologies and services to achieve healthier and more energy-efficient buildings. To learn more, click on the calls-to-action included in each image.

PCO Air Purifiers Technology Overview

Learn why efficient PCO Air Purifiers are the best choice for improving IAQ and infection control.

Heat-Pump Water Heaters

Learn how heat-pump water heaters can maximize energy efficiency in all building types.

HVAC Service & Maintenance

Proper and consistent HVAC service and maintenance can improve a building’s energy efficiency and overall operations.

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