All Americans should have equitable access to tools and financing to future-proof their homes against extreme weather and rising energy costs.
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Nearly 28 million Americans across 12 states now live in a jurisdiction where local policies favor fossil fuel-free, healthy buildings.
This policy brief outlines recommended steps municipalities can take to increase material circularity and reduce emissions in the buildings sector.
Although concrete is one of the most carbon-intensive materials in our built environment, many opportunities exist to reduce its environmental impact.
Financing tools must be leveraged to equitably decarbonize the existing housing stock, as explained in two reports co-developed by RMI and Wells Fargo.
The Wisconsin Public Service Commission, which regulates public utilities in the state, is currently deciding what role the state's energy efficiency program will play in developing the local market for heat pumps.
New York State is poised to become a national leader in climate action in the buildings sector, but emerging proposals focused on “low carbon fuels” present a costly distraction from more effective solutions.
Decarbonizing the US building stock must start by ensuring that low-income residents have easy access to affordable, healthy, safe, and climate-aligned housing.
Construction, engineering, and design firms are taking big steps to assess — and eventually reduce — the emissions.
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.