The Regulatory Structures or Economic Opportunities that are Driving—or Hindering—Building Electrification

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Fri, 10 Jun 2022 19:51:11 +0000

Although the electricity generation and transportation sectors account for a far greater share of greenhouse gas emissions than the residential and commercial building sector, policy makers are targeting building electrification as a means for making a significant contribution to economy-wide emission reductions. Federal, state, and local governments are using various policy levers toward this goal, […]

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With LA’s Vote, America’s Two Largest Cities Have Said No New Fossil Gas

Credit to Author: Joe Wachunas| Date: Mon, 30 May 2022 15:33:47 +0000

The Los Angeles City Council voted on Friday to prohibit fossil fuels in new construction. The Council directed departments to develop a plan over the next six months “that will require all new residential and commercial buildings in Los Angeles to be built so that they will achieve zero-carbon emissions.” The plans are expected to […]

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U.S. DOE Seeks Input on Funding for Cost-Effective Implementation of Updated Building Energy Codes

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2022 14:00:03 +0000

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Building Technologies Office (BTO) has issued a request for information (RFI) to gather responses from the public that will inform the program development and execution of Section 40511 of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. This provision makes $225 million available over the next five years to state agencies and partnerships to help drive the […]

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