Day: October 8, 2019

How Energy Efficiency Appliances Can Be Less Accessible to Lower Income Communities

How Energy Efficiency Appliances Can Be Less Accessible to Lower Income Communities

How Energy Efficiency Appliances Can Be Less Accessible to Lower Income Communities

10/08/19

“Why is it that the most advanced energy-efficient appliances are not always available in lower-income communities?”

Who doesn’t love the latest energy efficient appliances. Not only do they help save the planet, but they also look quite attractive. However, because of their higher upfront cost and complicated supply-chain logistics favoring wealthier areas, these new devices are often not available in lower-income areas at the same frequency. This discrepancy causes such communities to be stuck with higher energy bills and have greater difficulty recovering from a blackout. All of this as a result of How Energy Efficiency Appliances Can Be Less Accessible to Lower Income Communities.