As heating, piping and air conditioning professionals have been hearing about for years, there are plenty of stressors in the global energy sector. However, the International Energy Agency reported in its recent World Energy Outlook 2014 that there are also some great signs that renewable sources of energy are becoming an even greater strength moving into the future.
A watchful eye should be kept on these numbers by industry professionals. The statistics will likely show which way future trends in energy will develop, helping to show which tools, products and methods will work best.
Here are seven things we learned about the present and future of the global energy industry.