Why Technology Advancements Require Energy Efficiency Advancements

Americans spend thousands of dollars on their energy bills each year, contributing not only to increased financial pressure, but also to greater carbon emissions. While heating and lighting are the biggest contributors to high energy bills, electronic devices are starting to take an even bigger chunk out of household expenses. With people buying up ever larger TV sets and more and more gadgets to make their lives more efficient and entertaining, these gadgets are having a detrimental impact on both wallets and the environment. Fortunately, however, many electronic companies are responding to this problem by offering products that are increasingly