The Building Industry Takes Aim at “This Whole Other Chunk” of Emissions
Construction, engineering, and design firms are taking big steps to assess — and eventually reduce — the emissions.
Maryland’s Opportunity to Lead on Fossil-Free Buildings
Maryland, a state well-known for its blue crabs, baseball, and diverse natural landscapes, has quietly crept into the national spotlight for another reason — as a leader on building decarbonization.
New York Set to Pioneer a Move to New All-Electric Buildings
The New York State Legislature is poised to take a leadership role nationwide by requiring all-electric new construction across the state. This comes on the heels of local all-electric legislation in New York City, which passed in December 2021.
EU Looks to Cut Reliance on Russian Gas with New Investment in Heat Pumps
One-fourth of Europe’s energy comes from natural gas, nearly 40 percent of which is imported from Russia. As European countries take swift action to de-risk their gas supply and ramp up alternative sources, the alternatives they choose will have significant climate implications.
What’s a Gas Utility Without Gas?
The Philadelphia City Council will hold a public hearing this week to discuss the future of Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW), the country’s largest municipally owned gas utility.