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Zero Emissions All-Electric Multifamily Construction Guide

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

"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, Passi

Filed under: Guidelines, Resource Guides, Handbooks

Keywords: Multifamily,Multifamily Housing,Zero Emissions,All-Electric,Electrification

0 replies | 3520 views | Posted on: 06/17/2019 | Last updated: 06/17/2019

2019 PA Energy Efficiency Conference, September 26-27, Harrisburg, PA

by AbbieKnight

At PAEE 2019, energy efficiency industry members will convene for two days of valuable networking and dynamic discussions about developing policy, emerging technology trends, and the future of energy

Filed under: Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Sustainability Group

Keywords: Energy Efficiency,networking,Electrification

0 replies | 761 views | Posted on: 09/11/2019 | Last updated: 09/11/2019

Webinar: GreenBuilt Home Series: All-Electric Homes, July 8, 4:30pm EDT

by samanthaklein // Intern

The first program in the series will be held on Wednesday, July 8 and feature four all-electric homes located in Chicago, Evanston, Marengo and Forest Park

Related to: Electrical,Electric Services

Illinois Green Building Group

Keywords: Green Homes,Green Homes Tour,Electrification

0 replies | 871 views | Posted on: 06/14/2020 | Last updated: 06/20/2020

Webinar: Decarbonization Technologies: What We Have, What We Need, October 29, 10 am

by Connie NBI

This is a Best of the Forum session. Take stock of the current state of the building technologies needed to drive decarbonization at scale. In this webinar, moderated by Clay Nesler, a report will be

Keywords: Net zero,Zero Net Energy,Decarbonization,Electrification

0 replies | 1036 views | Posted on: 08/27/2020 | Last updated: 08/27/2020

Webinar: #EEDAY2020, October 7, 10 am- 2 pm EDT

by SarahA

This half-day event will celebrate policy, the built environment, and tools energy efficiency provides to uplift Black and brown communities. This event will bring together energy efficiency lead

Filed under: Energy

Keywords: Energy Efficiency,Social Justice,Climate Action,built environment,Electrification,Renewable Infrastructure,Placemaking

0 replies | 1083 views | Posted on: 09/27/2020 | Last updated: 09/27/2020

Webinar: Passive House Symposium 2020, Presented by Passive House Massachusetts, October 27 - 28

by SarahA

The need for low-carbon, climate resilient, and healthy buildings is now more clear than ever and Passive House is the platform to build on for net-zero, resilient, healthy, and carbon-neutral communi

Plan Your Home’s Climate-Friendly Makeover with “Clean Energy Lives Here”

by Jacqueline Guyol at MassCEC

Heating systems have a big impact on your home’s greenhouse gas emissions and utility bills. In Massachusetts, on-site fossil fuel use in buildings accounts for 27% of greenhouse gas emissions,

Filed under: Energy

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: clean energy,Energy Efficiency,HVAC,Green Homes,Green Living,MassCEC,Decarbonization,Electrification,Heating

0 replies | 2324 views | Posted on: 10/13/2020 | Last updated: 10/13/2020

Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) Study: 81% Emissions Savings in All-Electric Single Homes

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) has updated previous research in a report titled, "The Economics of Electrifying Buildings” and concludes in current findings that new all-electric single hom

Filed under: Energy

Keywords: Decarbonization,Electrification,All-Electric Homes

0 replies | 2803 views | Posted on: 10/21/2020 | Last updated: 10/21/2020

Building Performance Association, Home Performance Regional Educational Series - New England, November 18-19

by SarahA

Stay up to date on top trends and issues in the industry with live and on-demand educational content. Learn about nationally relevant topics like back to work in the COVID-19 environment, heat pumps,

Live Green Building Tour (Online): Slashing Carbon, One Building at a Time, November 10, 6-7pm

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Did you know that our built environment is responsible for 39% of U.S. carbon emissions? The good news is that there have been recent breakthroughs in building performance, realtors who can asses

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Green Building Tour,Decarbonization,Electrification

0 replies | 685 views | Posted on: 11/03/2020 | Last updated: 11/03/2020

Electric Lawn Care Equipment by Husqvarna - Eliminate Gas, Reduce Noise and Pollution, and Save Energy (Video)

by Rate It Green Team


Caleb Peck from Husqvarna recently spoke with Green Builder Matt Hoots about Husqvarna’s residential and commercial electric mowers and other lawn and maintenance equipment, some of which

Filed under: Landscaping and Land Management

Keywords: Electrification,Lawn care,Mowers,Landscaping,Edgers,Trimmers,Blowers,Electric Lawn and Garden Equipment,Lawn and Garden Equipment

0 replies | 4437 views | Posted on: 12/06/2020 | Last updated: 05/02/2021

Webinar: It’s Getting BETR: The Building Electrification Technology Roadmap is Here, February 25, 11:30 am

by Connie NBI

Building electrification technologies are potential game changers for getting to zero in the built environment. Join NBI’s Cathy Higgins and Alexi Miller to learn about new research on market-re

Filed under: Energy

Developing Technologies

Keywords: Decarbonization,Electrification

0 replies | 984 views | Posted on: 01/22/2021 | Last updated: 01/25/2021

Exploring the Environmental, Health and Community Benefits of Electric Lawn and Garden Equipment with EcoQuiet's George Carrette (Video)

by Rate It Green Team


George Carrette is greening lawn care, one lawn at a time.  George has owned and operated EcoQuiet Lawn Care in Massachusetts since 2014.  After George studied Horticulture at UMass Am

Webinar: Moving Toward Net Zero – Mass Transit Electrification, March 30, 9 am EST

by samanthaklein // Intern

This EBC Infrastructure webinar will explore the electrification of mass transit fleets as a key element in the transition to a sustainable, green transportation economy. Transit agencies have frequen

Filed under: Sustainable Communities and Developments

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Sustainable Infrastructure,Net Zero Energy,Electrification,Public Transit

0 replies | 625 views | Posted on: 03/19/2021 | Last updated: 03/19/2021

Free Webinar: Building Electrification: What Is It and Why Do We Need It? April 8, 5:30 pm PT / 8:30 pm ET

by samanthaklein // Intern

The panel will also discuss why building electrification is needed to mitigate the climate crisis, and the effects that burning natural gas in buildings has on our health and the health of our fa

Filed under: Energy

California Green Building

Keywords: Energy,Building Efficiency,Electrification

0 replies | 898 views | Posted on: 03/21/2021 | Last updated: 03/23/2021

Free Webinar: RE-electrification, repowering our world with renewables, April 8, 4-5 pm

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Electrification of our transportation, utility and building sectors is a vital component of our society’s move toward a cleaner and greener world.

So how are we doing? Where do we stand today

Filed under: Energy

Rhode Island Green Building

Keywords: Transportation,Electrification

0 replies | 574 views | Posted on: 03/28/2021 | Last updated: 03/28/2021

Free Webinar: Getting Buildings off Gas - Berkeley Electrification Community Meeting, May 4, 7 pm PST

by samanthaklein // Intern

Switching from polluting natural gas to clean electricity in our homes, offices, schools, business, and places of worship makes our community safer, healthier, and more resilient while reducing our ca

Filed under: Sustainable Communities and Developments

California Green Building

Keywords: Renewable Energy,Greenhouse Gases,Community Resilience,Electrification

0 replies | 521 views | Posted on: 04/17/2021 | Last updated: 04/17/2021

A Conversation with Makita USA about the World's Largest Outdoor Electric Power System (video)

by Rate It Green Team


Green builder Matt Hoots of Sawhorse, Inc. recently met with Ed Sidoruk of Makita USA, who shared some helpful information about Makita’s outdoor power equipment line, which is also the wo

Filed under: Landscaping and Land Management

Keywords: Electrification,Landscaping,Electric Lawn and Garden Equipment,Lawn and Garden Equipment,Lawns,Electric Landscaping

0 replies | 1860 views | Posted on: 04/25/2021 | Last updated: 05/02/2021

The Rheem ProTerra Hybrid Water Heat Pump - A Great Fit for the #1920sMakeoverATL Project (Video)

by Rate It Green Team


Green Builder Matt Hoots and Rheem join together in this video to give a preview of the Rheem ProTerra hybrid electric heat pump water heater, which will be installed in the #1920sMakeoverATL de

Filed under: #1920sMakeoverATL

Keywords: Heat Pumps,Electrification,Water Heaters,Hybrid Electric Heat Pump Water Heaters

0 replies | 1951 views | Posted on: 05/17/2021 | Last updated: 08/23/2021

Free Webinar: High-Performance Technology Options for All-Electric Homes in Cold Climates, June 22, 1pm

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

High performance, net zero, and off the grid are all terms many have heard of and will hear more of into the future as the country works to reduce carbon emissions. All electric homes greatly reduce c

Connecticut Green Building

Keywords: High Performance,Electrification,All-Electric Homes

0 replies | 718 views | Posted on: 06/09/2021 | Last updated: 06/09/2021

Free Webinar by EEBA: Kicking Gas! Going All-Electric for the Health of Your Family and the Earth, June 29, 2 pm Central

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

"Decarbonization" and "electrification" are becoming household words in some parts of the country. This presentation will demystify these terms, covering the motivations, benefits,

Filed under: Energy

Keywords: Decarbonization,Electrification

0 replies | 1010 views | Posted on: 06/10/2021 | Last updated: 06/23/2021

All-Electric Homes: Benefits for Builders, Free Webinar, June 24, 11 am PT, 2 pm ET

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

How all-electric homes benefit California home builders and answers to common misconceptions about electrification.

California's building code is moving to electrify new construction of all typ

Filed under: Energy

California Green Building

Keywords: Decarbonization,Electrification,Home Builders,Home Building

0 replies | 457 views | Posted on: 06/19/2021 | Last updated: 06/19/2021

Verge NetZero, Online and Complimentary, Presented by GreenBiz, July 27 - 28

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Companies across business sectors and regions have now heard the call: To safeguard our climate, every organization must dramatically reduce its carbon footprint. Thousands of companies are doing so,

Filed under: Energy

Keywords: Climate Change,business,Netzero,Green Business,Electrification

0 replies | 1967 views | Posted on: 06/29/2021 | Last updated: 07/21/2021

"Gas vs Electricity" Misperceptions Still Tipping the Scales?

by SawHorse, Inc.

Many Americans Still Think All-Electric means sacrificing performance.

 

As an owner of a premium [design + build] firm, I get asked which products are best for my client's house based

Filed under: #1920sMakeoverATL

Keywords: Induction Cooking,Energy Efficiency,Natural Gas,High Performance,Indoor Air Quality,Decarbonization,Electrification,Gas vs Electric,All-Electric Building

0 replies | 1276 views | Posted on: 07/18/2021 | Last updated: 07/25/2021

2021 SPEER Energy Conference, September 2-3, San Antonio, Texas

by Richard Minasian // Student

Join us today and become a member to save on registration, receive special member benefits and become involved in our growing company and expanding industry.

We are excited to announce th

Filed under: Energy

Solar Energy and Green Building

Keywords: Energy,Energy Efficiency,Energy Storage,Resilience,Energy Infrastructure,Infrastructure,Building Resilience,Electrification,Safety

0 replies | 512 views | Posted on: 08/16/2021 | Last updated: 08/26/2021