US Homes Keep Getting Bigger: What Does This Mean for Our CO2 Emissions?
News Release from Property Shark, June 22, 2017
The latest study by PropertyShark analyzed CO2 emissions that result from heating and cooling in the housing sector and Hawaii homes have the lowest emissions with 0.5 ton of CO2 per home each year. Besides the climate, Hawaii also stood out as having one of the lowest average home size of all states.
Here are some other key takeaways from our study:
- The highest emissions per home: the New England states
- The lowest emissions per home: Hawaii, DC, and the West Coast states
- If all US homes were an average of 1,200 square feet, CO2 emissions could be down an estimated 38%
Check out the study and all the visuals here us-homes-keep-getting-bigger-co2-emissions