Buildings like your home emit significant greenhouse gases. Better building codes could make new homes green, with ‘net zero’ carbon emissions. The new state roadmap for 2030 and 2050 calls for aggressive building codes, but MA DOER recently proposed revisions that fall short of mark. Listen in, then send your comments to [email protected], with the heading “Stretch Code Straw Proposal Comments”
The reading list:
- Read me first!! 1 page PDF defining Net Zero Building codes and associated goals
- Powerpoint slides from DOER explaining the 'straw proposal'
- A recording of DOER's Feb 8th webinar discussing the Powerpoint slides
- Sign up here to get future updates on building codes from DOER
- Sign up for DOER regional listening webinars, March 2 through 8
- Here is a Net Zero Advocacy Toolkit- easy template of emails to send DOER
Because we recognize the necessity of personal accountability for our actions, because we accept responsibility for a building a durable future and because we believe it is our patriotic duty as citizens to speak out, we must insist the United States transform it’s energy sector, over the next decade, under a just and equitable plan, that uses regulations, investments and a price on carbon to safeguard our collective future.
Thanks for listening.