Fact #408: January 23, 2006
Perceptions on Energy Reduction
Many people think they have more control over reducing the amount of energy used in their homes than reducing the amount of fuel used in their vehicles, according to a recent survey. The graph below shows that as the level of education increases, a larger share of respondents believe that they have more control over reducing the amount of energy used in their vehicles.
|Some High School||High School Graduate||Some College||College Graduate||Total|
Source: Opinion Research Corporation, survey for the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, conducted October 28, 2005. N=1,000.