Although we have written about energy consumption in various sectors on previous Five Friday Facts, this week looks at residential figures. The following facts come from the From ReDirect Guide. This is the second set of Five Friday Facts from this source.
Residential building in the US account for:
- around 34% of all electricity consumption
- 21% of all carbon dioxide emissions
- 20% of raw materials use
- 15% of waste output
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