Household Energy Consumption

In 2012, United States households accounted for 21% of total primary energy consumption and about 20% of carbon dioxide emissions (U.S. Energy Information Administration). [...]

Residential Environment Quality

To assess the residential environmental quality for each state, the following metrics were used: Outdoor air quality, total amount of green space, total tree canopy coverage, [...]

Soft Transportation

Due to its impact on environmental, economic, and ethical sustainability, SustainIN was interested in examining active transportation, referred to in the index as “soft [...]

Indoor Air Quality and Health

The following metrics attempt to capture information about the level of indoor air quality for each state and its’ related health impacts. Indoor air quality can affect [...]

Residential Sub-indicator

  Residential Household Energy Consumption Sub-Indicator Indoor Air Quality and Health Sub-Indicator Soft Transportation Sub-Indicator Residential Environmental Quality [...]