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Rexel Survey: Interest in Energy Efficiency High

Posted by: on Mar 16th, 2012 | 0 Comment

By    Lindsay  Konzak

A recent survey from electrical distributor Rexel, whose North American division is No. 3 on MDM’s list of the top 25 electrical distributors, found that 95 percent of Americans believe energy efficiency is an important issue. That said, the study also found that while 89 percent of respondents in the U.S. pay attention to their energy consumption, far less have actually taken steps to become energy efficient when compared with France, Germany and Great Britain.

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For example, just a third of U.S. respondents regularly defrost their freezers and refrigerators; a little over half fill the washing machine to the top before starting the wash cycle; and 56 percent shut off electronic devices rather than switching to stand-by, according to Rexel’s survey.

Read the full article at: http://www.mdm.com/management-strategy/2011/10/18/rexel-survey-interest-in-energy-efficiency-high/PARAMS/post/27872