Sustainable Building Technologies Drive Energy Savings in the United States

December 12, 2012

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) recently touted energy projections in a new report by the International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA).

Of all the energy used in the United States, nearly one-third is consumed by the building sector. Improving efficiency is critical, and during the next few decades the amount of energy used by the building sector will increase dramatically (more than 62% by 2050), as will the amount of CO2 emissions (more than 87% by 2050), according to the ICCA report.

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