Energy efficiency helps housing affordability, especially for low-income families

Many of us don’t spend much time thinking about how energy efficiency helps ensure our appliances aren’t wasting energy and that keeping our showers warm doesn’t cause our energy bills to soar. Modern technology ensures we usually don’t have to think about these things. However, many families feel the pinch once the monthly utility bills arrive, and one in five households reduce or forego other necessities such as food and medicine to afford those energy payments.

These facts are especially pertinent in October, which also is known as Energy Awareness Month.

Read more (Utility Dive)