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The Pyramid of Conservation

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PYramid of conservation

credit: Minnesota Power

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More recently, Minnesota Power produced the Pyramid of Conservation, an interactive tool that came up with pretty much the same conclusions: Start at the bottom and work your way up, do the low hanging fruit first.

Yes, the stuff that all the companies are selling, like solar photovoltaics and replacement windows, are right up there at the top of the pyramid, the most complex and expensive.

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