DANBURY, Conn. – October is National Energy Awareness Month, and WalletHub has released the 2014 Most and Least Energy Efficient States list, with Connecticut coming in 12th on the most efficient end.
The average household in the U.S., according to WalletHub, spends more than $2,200 a year on energy bills. The state efficiency list was based on in-depth analysis, measuring efficiency of both cars and homes in 48 different states.
The most energy efficient states were as follows:
2. New York
5. Rhode Island
Least energy-efficient were:
48. South Carolina
42. West Virginia
Additional statistics listed by WalletHub included that Utah is twice as efficient as Louisiana in home-related energy efficiency, adjusted for weather, and that Florida is twice as efficient as North Dakota in car-related energy efficiency.
For the full report, visit the website at wallethub.com/edu/most-and-least-energy-efficient-states/7354 .
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