This report queried 1,243 energy and facility management executives about current and planned investments, key drivers and organization barriers for improving energy efficiency.
Fifty percent of organizations queried last year indicated they are paying more attention to energy efficiency, compared to only 37 percent three years earlier. Results from Brazil showed that 81 percent are thinking more about EE efforts there and some 82 percent may to increase investment this year.
In 2007, only 11 percent of U.S. organizations had carbon reduction goals, according to the report. Nine years later, that number has jumped to 54 percent.