Millenials Crowd Source Green Companies to Support Environmental Efforts
Surveys of millennial shows that they may not take steps to live a green life on their own, but have high expectations for companies with which they interact.
Suzanne Shelton, president and CEO of the Shelton Group, a marketing and communications agency focused on the environmental arena, said the company has conducted surveys of Millennials and found their environmental activism focuses on supporting companies that are capable of having a larger impact on the environment than what a single individual can achieve.
Shelton presented some of the survey findings and their impact on marketing new homes to Millenials at the Energy & Environmental Building Alliance (EEBA) High-Performance Home Summit in October.
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The 2017 Energy & Environmental Building Alliance (EEBA) High Performance Home Summit in Atlanta drew builders and other professionals to share their knowledge.
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At the 2017 Energy & Environmental Building Alliance High-Performance Home Summit in Atlanta, building professionals gathered to share information on the latest trends and technology.
Build tight and ventilate right is the mantra of high performance home building, but actually pulling that off can be challenging for builders.
This year's event used a new format of summits to give builders, manufacturers, raters, code officials and other professionals the opportunity to share tips and challenges with their peers.
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