Buying It in Bulk, the Energy-Efficient Way

Collage of energy products that consume lots of energy
August 2002

How much energy could be saved if every appliance you buy is highly efficient? "How about $1 billion a year, in round numbers?" says Berkeley Lab researcher Jeffrey Harris, of the Environmental Energy Technologies Division. "And that's for government agencies. The total would be several times higher if we can get business and consumer purchasing to follow the government's example."