VIDEO: Economic Empowerment from Energy Efficiency
Minnesota 2020's latest research report Sensible Incentives examines the economic benefits we would all see in reducing energy use in the rental housing market. Residents would see see benefits on the utility bill, and property managers could see rebates from utility companies, if policy proposals move forward.
The City of Duluth is already ahead of the curve. Ecolibrium3 is a nonprofit that launched the Duluth Energy Efficiency Program, which audits residences for energy use, works with the local utility, and empowers renters and property owners to make the switch to energy efficient appliances.