Zero Carbon Communities - Just Transitions to Zero Carbon
2021 AIA/ACSA Intersections Research Conference: COMMUNITIES
This session tells stories from across the United States which address questions such as: How do you finance and retrofit real energy improvement projects with energy and environmental justice in mind? Do practices need to change for architects implementing work in cities with building energy performance standards? How do policies in more progressive cities in turn influence other US cities? What are progressive cities like Seattle doing to jumpstart zero-carbon goals and how are architects engaging in this work?
Understand the intersection of climate policies and vibrant, equitable communities.
Investigate the barriers to electrification of building systems in residential and commercial buildings.
Examine the sustainability potential of on-the-ground home/church/community center retrofit projects.
Discuss how climate policies are currently impacting architects and how they will do so in the future.
This course is part of a series
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