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Working from home might not cut energy use as much as we’d hoped

Working from home might not be as sustainable as first thought. Image: Unsplash/Luke Peters

Charlotte Edmond

Senior Writer, Formative Content

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As more people work from home due to COVID-19, residential energy use in the US is predicted to rise by up to 8%. Image: Statista
Research from before the crisis shows that workers with the option to work from home often do. Image: Statista

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