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Our unique guide tracks how local #energy policy boosts community resilience:

How have your community’s energy efficiency initiatives also increased its resilience? Our new paper, Indicators for Local Energy Resilience , gives municipal leaders a unique set of tools to answer this question. We explore local energy resilience, our new term for the interconnection of community resilience and various aspects of energy supply and consumption. We look at different aspects of this concept — like thermal building performance and transportation connectivity — and methods communities can use to assess them. By applying these lessons, municipalities can get a better sense of their own local energy resilience. Tracking local energy resilience We’ve spent the last few years drawing the connection between energy efficiency and community resilience (see here and here ). In our research, we take a broad approach to the concept of community resilience by including ...

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