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Emissions, energy efficiency and buildings

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Summary:

  • Raise the bar on energy efficiency
  • All new home must be net zero
  • Energy efficiency incentives
  • Net zero emission homes
  • The living building challenge
  • Need to train people to retrofit to install renewables
  • Introduce passive house standards

 

  • Raise the bar on energy efficiency
    • All new home must be net zero
    • Raise the bar on energy incentives
    • Waive fees for builders
    • Net zero emission homes
    • The living building challenge Blows LEED out of the water
    • Produces all its own energy (water & energy)
    • Not connected to water or sewage systems
    • Multi family buildings from 50s
    • Have no power to put in EV’s stations
  • Market will build these homes but people can’t afford these homes
  • 58% of emissions are buildings
    • 80% of current buildings will still be standing in 2050
    • Needs to retrofit need to train people to reprofit to install renewables
  • Passive house standards
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