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It appears consumers are beginning to care more about energy efficiency. Two new reports released by Deloitte Consulting LLP indicate that the public is responding to the improving economics of renewables and energy efficiency as well. "We're seeing consumers transform from reactive to resourceful," said Greg Aliff, vice chairman and senior partner for energy and resources at Deloitte. 

Despite political backlash from conservative leaning politicians, a huge majority of Americans support regulating carbon which bodes well for energy efficiency incentive programs around the country. 

The U.S. Department of Energy's Better Buildings Neighborhood Program has proven to be extraordinarily successful with results that include 100,000 upgraded buildings and energy bill savings that eclipse $730 million. Read more about the outcome of the program on Home Energy. 
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