American homes account for about 22% of the CO2 output in the U.S., collectively making them one of the biggest contributors. Although there are very good economic reasons to shift to home electrification, the fact that almost a quarter of U.S. CO2 output comes from our homes means that it’s a place where we can each make a real difference in the rate of climate change with our market choices.
So let’s begin listing a number of the savings that are now available in the new legislation.
Here’s what your designer should consider before putting pen to paper.
You’ve done your research, you’ve addressed the best design question of “What problem am I trying to solve?” and you’ve hired your designer. You’re anxious to get your new design. Who wouldn’t be?
But first, there’s something you need to know. Great design requires a lot of background work that you won’t see. Proper planning before you start thinking about floor plans can reduce your risks considerably. Thinking ahead can reduce or eliminate the need for a redesign. There are a few key points that your designer should consider before they begin designing.
In May of 2022, the free, virtual East Bay Green Home Tour gave local residents a chance to learn what their neighbors are doing to combat climate change, improve air quality, generate clean energy, and move towards a safer, healthier, greener future.
The East Bay Green Home Tour:
Neighbors Adapt Their Homes for Climate Change