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885,791
Bruce Walter
Keller Williams Realty Lafayette/West Lafayette, Indiana - West Lafayette, IN

I'd say around 40-45%.  It had to have been higher in the past couple of decades as China and India have really made a dent in the last 20 years.

Apr 11, 2016 11:57 PM
Rainmaker
1,760,639
Lyn Sims
Schaumburg, IL
Real Estate Agent Retired

Less than China.

Apr 11, 2016 11:16 PM
Rainmaker
4,519,982
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Yes, and it is a multiple of that 5%.

Apr 12, 2016 09:38 PM
Rainmaker
2,508,697
Joe Petrowsky
Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709 - Manchester, CT
Your Mortgage Consultant for Life

Good morning Conrad. Would guess around 25%, but it could be higher.

Apr 12, 2016 05:52 PM
Rainmaker
1,550,180
Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

I know that it is the largest consumption of energy and many other resources:((

Apr 12, 2016 04:38 PM
Ambassador
3,986,960
Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730

I want look it up but would say 25%.

Apr 12, 2016 01:41 PM
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5,709,992
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Probably MOST of it.

Apr 12, 2016 01:12 PM
Rainmaker
1,771,542
Noah Seidenberg
Coldwell Banker - Evanston, IL
Chicagoland and Suburbs (800) 858-7917

25% sounds right Conrad.

Apr 12, 2016 01:12 PM
Rainmaker
668,727
Sharon Kowitz
CRS-SRES-ABR-GRI-E-Pro-CREN ~ COMPASS RE - Cary, NC
Cary, NC Relocation Specialist ~ Buying or Selling

I can't wait to hear the answer! I'm sure it is way to much!

Apr 12, 2016 12:45 PM
Rainmaker
2,224,167
Debbie Laity
Cedaredge Land Company - Cedaredge, CO
Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO

I'm sure we use way more than we should. I can't wait to hear the answer. I know it will shock me. 

Apr 12, 2016 11:27 AM
Rainmaker
3,678,313
John Pusa
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest - Glendale, CA
Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service

Conrad Allen It is good to know. Excellent question!

Apr 12, 2016 08:36 AM
Rainmaker
1,426,350
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

I'm guessing 60%, but I'm probably not giving Japan enough credit.

Apr 12, 2016 07:17 AM
Rainmaker
1,708,235
Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

Too much.

Apr 12, 2016 06:52 AM
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4,316,065
Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Conrad Allen I am sure it is at least 5 times more - at 25-30%.

Apr 12, 2016 05:35 AM
Rainmaker
4,799,701
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

I'm going to guess 30%.

Apr 12, 2016 04:47 AM
Rainmaker
1,179,718
Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

35-40% I think.... Americans are wastful.....

Apr 12, 2016 03:59 AM
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3,148,189
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

I'd guess 50% or more. 

Apr 12, 2016 03:58 AM
Rainmaker
845,152
Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

Probably a lot, but not the most.

Apr 12, 2016 03:27 AM
Rainmaker
846,375
Marco Giancola
Beachfront Realty - Miami Beach, FL
Realtor (305)608-1922, Miami Beach Florida

I know it was a huge #

Apr 12, 2016 02:25 AM
Rainmaker
2,810,281
Debbie Gartner
The Flooring Girl - White Plains, NY
The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers

25%?

Apr 12, 2016 02:14 AM
Rainmaker
1,668,226
Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

55%? with China right behind us

Apr 12, 2016 02:04 AM
Rainmaker
5,580,084
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Happily Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

probably 40%

Apr 12, 2016 01:09 AM
Rainmaker
1,525,355
Sybil Campbell
Fernandina Beach, FL
Referral Agent Amelia Island Florida

A lot but I have to guess, maybe over 33%?

Apr 12, 2016 12:43 AM
Rainer
32,857
Leanne Carpenter
RE/MAX Realty Professionals - Mobile, AL

I say 50% The united states likes to use ACs and heaters lol

Apr 11, 2016 11:53 PM
Rainmaker
3,070,784
Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty

More than 5%?!

Apr 11, 2016 11:52 PM
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4,725,873
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

20%?

Apr 11, 2016 11:46 PM
Rainmaker
2,052,323
Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist

15% ?

Apr 11, 2016 11:43 PM
Rainmaker
915,098
Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

I like my air conditioning.

Would not need so much air conditioning but global warming is jacking up the heat.

So I need to turn down the temperature to live here in Florida. Some say when the 'big one' comes, much of the need for conditioned air in coastal Florida may be eliminated.

Apr 11, 2016 11:31 PM
Rainmaker
1,157,535
FN LN
Toronto, ON

More than 5%.

Apr 11, 2016 11:28 PM
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3,072,002
Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

I'm guessing somewhere between 15 and 20%.  I would think more densly populated countries use more, but that each Amercian uses between 3 to 4 times more per person than other countries.  TVs in kids rooms, everyone charing a cell phone, lights left on in rooms we're not in.  We (Americans) waste a lot.

Apr 11, 2016 11:26 PM
Rainmaker
1,466,027
Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Conrad Allen I'm going to guess 25%.

Apr 11, 2016 11:18 PM
Rainmaker
879,881
Pete Xavier
Investments to Luxury - Pacific Palisades, CA
Outstanding Agent Referrals-Nationwide

My guess would be 20%.

Apr 11, 2016 11:15 PM
Rainmaker
913,686
David Popoff
DMK Real Estate - Darien, CT
Realtor®,SRS, Green ~ Fairfield County, Ct

Great question Conrad.

Here is a great link to show you the answer.

 

 

 

 

Apr 11, 2016 11:13 PM
Rainmaker
4,310,891
Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

I say 25%

Apr 11, 2016 11:01 PM
Rainmaker
4,247,770
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

I don't know but I'm assuming, it might be more than 5% -- I know you will tell us the correct answer soon enough.   

Apr 11, 2016 11:00 PM
Rainmaker
3,377,305
Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

My early guess is 30%

Apr 11, 2016 11:00 PM