In the face of the climate crisis, organizations are looking to electrification and renewable energy as a way to get buildings, energy systems, and vehicles off of fossil fuels. But fears abound that plugging too many things into the grid could overwhelm the system and lead to blackouts. Over the…
Old, leaky buildings are a climate problem. And, for organizations with large building portfolios, this challenge is paramount to reducing emissions.
Continued growth in gas infrastructure spending—especially the local distribution systems that bring gas to homes and businesses—are counterproductive to a safe and sustainable climate future.
From urban construction trends to aesthetic appeal and the many benefits of natural light indoors, windows are dominating more wall space in buildings than ever. And this global construction phenomenon isn’t going away. But there’s a glaring problem in this new equation: most windows today are massively inefficient, causing building energy consumption to skyrocket.
It is unlikely that you know how much carbon was produced by making your driveway. But if you did, you might think about ways to build it better.