Research Highlights – March 2018

Researchers at the Rochester Institute of Technology have identified a positive side-effect from the rise in online shopping, our consumption of streaming video, and employees working from home. Despite increasing the amount of residential energy demand, declining travel and less use of non-residential space was responsible for a net 1,700 trillion bTU in energy savings for the United States in 2012, or 1.8 percent of the national total. The analysis, published recently in the journal Joule, reflects how advances in information techn.....

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