• Register Today for the 2021 Getting to Zero Forum!

    We're excited to gather in person in New York City October 27-29 and hope you'll join us, but due to ongoing COVID-related factors, we now also have a virtual attendance option available.

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  • How to Reduce Building Emissions and Center Equity

    A new framework is available for cities looking to develop Building Performance Standards. The policy tool can help cities reach climate goals while integrating equity and economic inclusion.
    Register for related webinars from USDN.

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  • Version 1.2 of the Building Decarbonization Code is Available Now

    The updated code overlay language is now compatible with ASHRAE Standard 90.1 and also includes factsheets for residential and commercial applications.

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  • An Insider’s Guide to Talking about Carbon Neutral Buildings

    Check out our recorded webinar aimed to help align the market around what it means to design, construct, and operate carbon neutral buildings. Read our related blog by Project Manager Webly Bowles.

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