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Zero Emissions All-Electric Multifamily Construction Guide

Allison Friedman MA, United States 0 Ratings 329 Discussions 86 Group posts

Posted by: Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Zero Energy Multifamily

"A Zero Emissions All-Electric Multifamily Construction Guide" showscases California’s mixed-use midrises, Atlanta’s pool-side rentals, luxury condos in Hawaii and Florida, Passive House apartments in the Northeast, and Vancouver’s urban multi-family buildings. A top publicatoin goal is to help cities and developers everywhere learn more about healthier, lower cost all-electric building construction practices.

US all-electric housing has been growing since 1993 and accounts now for 1 in 4 homes nationally.  Top benefits include: 

-Cost savings
-Pollution reduction 
-Tenant comfort, health, and safety.
 

The Guide was commissioned by Menlo Spark, a non-profit, community-based organization that works with businesses, residents, and government partners to achieve a climate-neutral Menlo Park by 2025. Additional collaborators include:


Collaborators: 

-Redwood Energy
-Ecotope
-Build It Green
-Association for Energy Affordability (AEA)
-Scott Shell, a Principal Architect at EHDD
-Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories
-Rocky Mountain Institute
-New Buildings Institute
-Sustainable Analysis LLC

 

To access the guide: https://fossilfreebuildings.org/ElectricMFGuide.pdf

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