A summary of the Midwest Building Decarbonization Equity Summit, following the theme of Kujichagulia (Self-Determination) hosted November 2-4, 2022.
The Midwest Building Decarbonization Coalition’s hearts and minds go out to the families and loved ones of those who have suffered loss due to Gun Violence. There has been a series of horrific tragedies that continue to plague our nation. Just in the month of May 2022, in Southern California, Read more…
If your gas boiler goes out in Wisconsin, should the state’s energy efficiency program help cover the cost of an electric heat pump? Or only another gas boiler of higher efficiency? Should the program be seeking to reduce carbon emissions? Should it support building electrification? These are some of the Read more…
Original post by Fresh Energy, a founding member of Midwest BDC and the fiscal agent. Transitioning Minnesota’s buildings—homes, businesses, schools, hospitals and medical practices, and more—to carbon-free, renewable electricity has the potential to reduce utility costs, increase housing affordability, improve community health and safety, and help state and local governments Read more…
News | Looking towards a net-zero future, Burlington considers requiring all-electric buildings via VT Digger
Burlington is considering a policy that would set an ambitious energy requirement for new buildings in the city: Either go all-electric, or pay a hefty carbon price.
ne of the largest utilities in the U.S. put $8 billion into a bet that natural gas would dominate American electricity much like coal had before
Health experts are advising to use electric stoves over glass flames.
As a Climate Person, I strongly believe we urgently need to electrify everything and ditch natural gas completely. The problem is, I love my gas stove.
Induction stoves are the cleanest way to cook and offer precision, speed, and control without the environmental, health, and safety hazards of gas.
Despite the recession caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, at least one sector of the economy seems to be booming: residential construction. Specifically, the construction of single-family homes.