GLRPPR Sector Resource: Water and Energy: Leveraging Voluntary Programs to Save Both Water and Energy
Water and Energy: Leveraging Voluntary Programs to Save Both Water and Energy
The goal of this report is to illustrate the co-benefits of energy and water efficiency programs
and summarize the current and future opportunities to be pursued under the ENERGY STAR and WaterSense programs to save both energy and water. The report provides a summary of water use in the United States, identifies the areas where energy and water are closely intertwined and outlines strategies for delivering additional water savings through energy efficiency efforts, including opportunities with the ENERGY STAR program, and additional energy savings through water efficiency efforts, including those with the WaterSense program. The report concludes with a summary of the potential energy and water savings associated with
the ENERGY STAR and WaterSense programs.
U.S. EPA Climate Protection Partnerships Division and Municipal Support Division
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