The momentum to usher in a new era of cleaner, healthier, all-electric new homes and buildings has gained steam in California. With more than 50 cities either considering or having passed measures to accelerate all-electric buildings, the gas industry is working overtime to stoke fear around building electrification. In partnership with the California’s Energy Efficiency for All Coalition, The Greenlining Institute studied the challenges and opportunities that building electrification presents for low-income communities – 70 percent of whom are renters caught up in a housing and energy affordability crisis.
IssueAdvancing Equitable Policies
TopicEnergy equity Carbon savings Coalition building Energy burden Energy efficiency Environmental Justice Resident benefits Resilience Retrofit Workforce development
FormatBest practices Policy recommendations