In terms of cutting pollution and creating good jobs, energy efficiency is a workhorse. Upgrading homes and buildings to use energy efficiently improves performance and saves residents money on their energy bills, too. Work in the energy efficiency industry tends to pay well and create pathways into the middle class. Best of all, jobs upgrading homes and buildings can’t be outsourced to other countries. Investing in energy efficiency is one of the best ways we can breathe new life into America’s economy.