Zero Energy Homes: Tunneling Through the Electrification Cost Barrier in Cold Climates

…in cold climates, and they drastically increased utility bills. Why then this big push toward electrification? Simply put, electrification is an essential strategy for achieving the aggressive climate goals laid…

Driving Electrification

…plan to make electrification a reality in the Northeast. Most electrification will occur through very large shifts to just a few electric technologies like electric vehicles (the most familiar) and…

How to Decarbonize the American Household

…critical threshold we need to cross to spur large scale electrification. In the 1930s, the federal government developed programs like the Electric Home and Farm Authority to encourage adoption of…

Causes for Optimism

…neutral. Building Electrification: Forty California communities have banned natural gas in new construction by passing all-electric building codes, and Seattle is seriously considering similar action. Updated building codes in many…

We Electrified Everything – and So Can You!

…By removing this old heating system, we explored cleaner alternatives and discovered heat pumps, which would become a fundamental part of our overall electrification strategy, and give us the option…

Electric Transit is Clean, Healthy, and Efficient

…buses can also have impacts on those living along bus routes. Fortunately, advancements supporting electrification of personal vehicles, like decreasing battery energy storage prices, are also benefiting larger buses and…

Is Going All-Electric a Fantasy?

…electrify almost half of its buildings before it needs additional electric production. Smart electrification of the whole city will add 38% above the current summer demand by 2040. This incremental…

Join the Movement, Make a Difference: Electrify Your Home

…an Electrification Planning Chart and checklists for homeowners and for renters. It also includes a section on “How To Pay For It,” starting with items with little or no upfront…

The Zero Carbon Renovation Revolution  Has Arrived

…on the whole home innovative clean energy system. The GST SmartGreen Home ™ system is based on three essential elements: decarbonization, electrification, and home purification. It reduces energy needs by…

Energy Math

…faster with widespread adoption of EV’s and building electrification. Math Challenges on the Way to a Clean Energy Future To successfully meet Biden’s goals, the U.S. must cut emissions by…

Behavior Change Is Critical for Reaching Net-Zero Energy

…Low-carbon technologies include low-carbon electricity generation, low-carbon gases in end uses and biofuels. Low-carbon technologies with the active involvement of citizens includes fuel switching, electrification and efficiency gains in end…

2019 is the Year of Energy Codes

…press forward on decarbonization and electrification strategies. California’s Title 24-2019 will be the first state code in the nation to require solar panels and nearly net zero levels of energy…

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