Renewable Heating & Cooling: Thermal Decarbonization of Residential Buildings
City Lead: Boulder
This guide provides options and actionable steps for other cities interested in completing similar analyses to guide the development of approaches to transitioning away from fossil fuel-based heating. In particular, this guide discusses key steps and best practices to: (1) Establish goals and parameters for a thermal decarbonization initiative within the local context; (2) Identify and collect data from publicly-available data sources; (3) Conduct a market analysis of the local building stock; and (4) Leverage market analysis to engage key stakeholders and develop policies and programs for scaling the local RH&C market.
- Renewable Heating and Cooling Best Practice Action Guide
- Boulder: Report Summary
- New York City: Report Summary
- Washington DC: Report Summary