Making buildings more energy efficient is often described as "low-hanging fruit" for achieving dramatic energy savings and reduced greenhouse-gas emissions. While many people appreciate the complexity of building new renewable energy projects or introducing electric or natural gas-powered vehicles, the building sector is widely perceived as rife with the potential to reduce energy consumption through the application of available, existing technologies but somehow unable to fully realize this potential to date.
The 'Low-Hanging Fruit' of Energy-Efficient Buildings
The Legal Intelligencer
July 23, 2013