Electrifying buildings is an essential part of decarbonizing buildings, which is an essential step to fight climate change and align with the priorities with many jurisdictions, including the District of Columbia. In the District, buildings are responsible for 73% of greenhouse gas emissions. Decarbonizing buildings we means eliminating the use of fossil fuels to power buildings and switching to clean energy sources. It also requires building and retrofitting properties to perform better and be more energy efficient.
Read this resource for an overview of key terms and concepts as applied in the DC market.