Energy efficiency is a truly remarkable resource. Though it is mostly invisible, its benefits in terms of environmental and economic savings are very much tangible to those who effectively implement it. In the United States, different regions have pushed energy efficiency initiatives to varying degrees. All EE programs have their benefits, and generally, the more aggressive and comprehensive a program is, the more that region’s energy consumers stand to gain. Nowhere is this more evident than in the Pacific Northwest - let’s take a look.