This NRECA E Source Customer Direct pamphlet will help co-op managers and co-op business customers make better-informed decisions about energy use.

Background

As costs rise, businesses are looking for ways to reduce their energy use. But along with the many good ideas for saving energy that are in circulation, there are quite a few misconceptions about effective energy efficiency measures. This pamphlet will help de-bunk some of the myths.

Approach

Energy Myths is designed to make the material highly accessible and appealing. Some of the "myths' are stated in first person and the explanations are clear and succinct.

Results

Energy Myths is a four-page pamphlet that gives each "myth"/statement, followed by the facts/explanations that refute the statement, similar to the familiar question/answer format. It has several graphs to enhance the explanations.

Audience

Co-op managers, co-op business customers, energy efficiency

Keywords

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