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The U.S. Air Force in Europe and Africa Adopts Residential Energy Efficiency Program

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As part of the U.S. Department of Defense latest plan to increase military energy efficiency after spending $157.5 million on energy in 2013 fiscal year, the U.S. Air Force in Europe and Air Force Africa (USAFE-AFAFRICA) implemented a Residential Energy Efficiency Program (REEP). The program employs energy monitors that record electricity usage to raise awareness among the base residents how much energy they use and at what cost. The UK Royal Air Force base in Lakenheath, England, the first one to implement the REEP, has slashed electricity use and gas consumption by 30% among the residents participating in the program. Read more at American Chemistry.

 

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