Survey shows ignorance on energy-efficiency's benefits

Jan. 1, 2003
A survey sponsored by the Energy Cost Savings Council and CFO magazine found that most corporate executives are unaware of the opportunity to cut operating

A survey sponsored by the Energy Cost Savings Council and CFO magazine found that most corporate executives are unaware of the opportunity to cut operating costs by installing energy-efficient electrical equipment. The survey of CFO readers conducted by Market Research Bureau, Washington, D.C., found most respondents thought they had little control over electrical energy costs and were unfamiliar with ways to upgrade a facility. Three out of four among those who had undertaken energy efficient upgrades said they were either satisfied or very satisfied with the results.

About the Author

Doug Chandler | Senior Staff Writer

Doug has been reporting and writing on the electrical industry for Electrical Wholesaling and Electrical Marketing since 1992 and still finds the industry’s evolution and the characters who inhabit its companies endlessly fascinating. That was true even before e-commerce, LED lighting and distributed generation began to disrupt so many of the electrical industry’s traditional practices.

Doug earned a BA in English Literature from the University of Kansas after spending a few years in KU’s William Allen White School of Journalism, then deciding he absolutely did not want to be a journalist. In the company of his wife, two kids, two dogs and two cats, he spends a lot of time in the garden and the kitchen – growing food, cooking, brewing beer – and helping to run the family coffee shop.

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