14 Sep '18, 2pm

Action 1: Regional codes for #netzerocarbon emissions from new buildings

Buildings are our environment—a majority of humans spend most of their time in buildings at home, at work, and during their leisure time. As a result, buildings are places that people can relate to, and they provide multiple benefits when improved, including greater comfort, positive health effects, and lower ongoing costs. Regional governments have an essential role in setting standards and goals to improve this sector.

Full article: https://www.rmi.org/insight/carbon-free-regions-handbook-...

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