Skip to main content


Showing posts from January, 2016

The Eco-Conscious Millennial Generation: The Awareness of Smart Homes

Laura Criscione In the prevalent years, many Americans have become more aware of the damages that are happening to the environment. The most environmentally conscious group in American history is now the millennial generation. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, millennials are projected to pass the baby boomer generation at the end of 2015 as the largest living generation in the United States. [1]  Of this group, Over 80 million individuals will be eligible to vote in 2016, and 74 percent of those polled said they would be more likely to vote for a political candidate who set a goal for powering America with 50 percent clean energy by 2030. [2]  This shows how environmentally aware this generation is compared to previous ones. They want more emphasis on protecting the environment and more choices on various available energy sources to use regularly. Young adults among this generation are moving out of their parent’s homes and starting to live on their own for the very fi