More stories about Demographics

  • 300,000 Homes Weatherized Under Recovery Act

    Energy-upgrade assistance program estimated to save low-income households $161 million per year.

  • Baby Boomers, Gen Y, and the Recession Shift Long-Held Housing Tastes and Trends

    The economy and jobs are reshaping the household picture, a ULI panel says, as Gen Yers delay buying and boomers age in place. Among all groups, walkability and transit dominate the wish list.

  • Boomers, Gen Y, Immigrants to Shape Housing Demographics

    Urban Land Institute speakers offer an outlook on the needs of an economy-battered American population.

  • Lights Out For Inefficient Bulbs In Europe

    The European Union enacted new energy efficiency requirements on lamp sales.

  • Understanding Green Building Guidelines

    Understanding Green Building Guidelines For Students and Young Professionals examines a range of green building ratings systems and guidelines.

  • 6 Myths of Green Consumers

    A new study of green consumers contradicts several long-held stereotypes about them: The environment is not their top concern, their kids are not influencing them to be green, and while many know what they should do to save the planet, they often don’t do it. “Not all green consumers are the same...

  • Tour Shines on Local Solar Efforts

    Sep. 28--South Sound's solar-power pioneers will be on display Saturday during the 14th annual Thurston County Solar Energy & Green Buildings Tour.

  • Earth Day Network Works to Green U.S. Schools

    Sean Miller, education director of Earth Day Network, discusses the group’s goal of greening America’s schools in a generation.

  • U.S. EPA Joins Government, Industry and Academic Consortium to Develop Next Generation EcoCARs

    EcoCAR: The NeXt Challenge today announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has joined the EcoCAR consortium of government, industry and academic leaders who are helping to develop the next generation of automotive engineers who will design and build the environmental...

  • Research and Markets: An Essential Report on Domestic Energy Consumption in Australia 2009

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/515b50/domestic_energy_co) has announced the addition of the "Domestic Energy Consumption in Australia 2009" report to their offering.