BLOG TO SAVE ENERGY
This guest blog post was written by William Varley, American Water 's Senior Vice President, Northeast Division.
World Water Day is an annual event celebrated on March 22.
The spirit of the annual UN World Water Day is for people everywhere to show that they care about water and that they have the power to make a difference on both a local and global level. It’s easy to find inspiration in the messages available at www.unwater.org/worldwaterday , which this year focus on the power that water and jobs have to transform people’s lives. Nearly all jobs have a direct relationship to water and it is truly our most precious resource.
With the race to succeed President Obama in full swing, we want to reflect on all that his administration has done to advance energy efficiency: enactment of S. 535, Energy Efficiency Improvement Act Of 2015; the establishment of aggressive appliance, equipment and fuel economy standards; new requirements for federal building efficiency improvements, and a landmark emissions-reduction plan.
Looking ahead, we see three major ways the next president could build upon the current administration’s energy efficiency accomplishments and, in turn, help the country find common ground, increase national security, reduce carbon emissions and more. As we peer into our “crystal ball”, we can imagine the outcome of positive energy efficiency actions the next administration could take....