by National Building Museum curator Susan Piedmont-Palladino
"I wish that I knew what I know now when I was younger..." The catchy tune sticks in your head, bringing along a bit of wistful regret. The Faces recorded that song, titled Ooh La La, back in 1972 when it seems we knew nothing. By the end of the decade all of a sudden we wanted—we needed—to know everything.
That’s where the white arrow in the infographic above begins, in 1980, when the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Energy Information Administration (EIA) started asking us about our energy consumption with the Residential Energy Consumption Survey (RECS)...
What Will Home Look Like in 2025?
We want to hear from you! Each month we will feature a new video question. We encourage you to record a response and upload it to our Youtube channel. In this first month we are asking you to imagine what the home will look like in 2025. Will you have a refrigerator that senses you are low on milk and order more on-line? Will you be sleeping in pods instead of beds? Will you be watching hologram projections instead of traditional TV? This is your chance to predict the future and share it with the world.
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