Efficient use of energy is critical to reduce dependence on fossil fuels, and in the fight against climate change, but energy efficiency has another benefit; it saves money. The following graphics detail the potential savings associated with common energy efficiency measures when applied to retail and commercial new construction. These savings are based on the requirements included in the 2018 International Energy Conservation Code, which serves as the model energy code for states and local jurisdictions within the United States and beyond.

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