Climate Equity & Community Engagement in Building Electrification​ Toolkit

Derived from the City of San Francisco’s engagement with Urban Sustainability Directors Network’s Zero Cities Project, the purpose of this initiative was to experiment with different forms of community engagement to highlight best practices, lessons learned and models for creating effective community engagement around equity and climate resiliency through anchor-community strategies.

Sustainable Design & Green Building Toolkit for Local Governments​

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) developed the Sustainable Design and Green Building Toolkit for Local Governments to assist local governments in identifying and removing barriers to sustainable design and green building within their permitting process. This Toolkit addresses the codes that would affect the design, construction, renovation, operation and maintenance of a building and its immediate site.


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Our Building Decarbonization High-Road Training Partnership kicked off today. This powerhouse coalition is going to figure out how to make residential electrification jobs high-quality and accessible. Very exciting! #hrtp @RisingSunOpp @EmeraldCities @Greenlining @BayREN_Official

ECC's Steve Gelb shares his thoughts on how transitioning to electric systems will improve the quality of life for residents, including Black, Indigenous, and people of color who are impacted by #climatechange in @KingCountyWA. Read here: https://www.whitecenterblog.com/2021/09/22/stronger-codes-proposed-for-unincorporated-king-county-to-reduce-greenhouse-emissions/

COVID-19 has shed a light on the critical role that clean and safe water services play in protecting public health & the environment. Watch this video for more info on ways to help: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jb4NvK7aVYM
#AffordableH2O #investinwater

A greener, more sustainable future starts at home. We look forward to working with the other
members of Residential Renewables for All to expand the benefits of local clean energy to ALL
zip codes #DirectPay25D https://resirenewables.com/

ECC is looking to hire an Economic Inclusion Program Manager with professional expertise in economic and environmental justice.

Please contact Adam Parker, aparker@emeraldcities.org if interested. Position details here:

#Boston #ClimateAction #jobs

#WeRemember that an estimated 1800 people died in the catastrophic aftermath of #HurricaneKatrina. The climate crisis will cause even more extreme weather events & more deaths. We must act now to stop climate change. #RBGNDKatrina16 #RBGND

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