- Apr 22, 2012
Its 2 fold. Housing insulation is one big issue. Outdated or inefficient appliances the second.I think you will find that houses in the USA are quite a bit larger on average. I have always thought that homes that use more electricity should have to pay a higher price for what they use. However, this can be misleading. Some newer homes that larger sometimes use less electricity than older houses that are smaller. This is due to more modern construction techniques.