"Efficiency Drive Could Cut Energy Use 23% by 2020, Study Finds"

"The biggest opportunity to improve the nation’s energy situation is a major investment program to make homes and businesses more efficient, according to a study released Wednesday by the consulting firm McKinsey. An investment of $520 billion in improvements like sealing ducts and replacing inefficient appliances could produce $1.2 trillion in savings on energy bills through 2020, the study found."

Kate Galbraith reports for the New York Times July 29, 2009.

Source: NYTimes, 07/30/2009