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Another example would be houses built by developers. There is no financial motivation to make the houses energy efficient because the developers will not be paying the energy bills for the next 50 years.

Only regulation for minimum energy efficiency can solve that one. Or tax relief.

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by Sven Triloqvist on Mon Apr 14th, 2008 at 11:20:18 AM EST
True, nothing unusual about the fact that consumers are the ones that need to ask how their energy bills are going to be for the next 50 years.

Only taxing the sin will solve the energy efficiency problems (IMHO). Then the best most cost efficient ideas will come to the market.

Sort of like that fiasco with low flush toilets...
By the way how many gallons does the typical European Lou contain?

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by Ronald Rutherford (rdrradio1 -at- msn -dot- com) on Mon Apr 14th, 2008 at 06:04:13 PM EST
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