Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Housing

Reducing greenhouse gas emissions and increasing energy efficiency in housing has been a long-time focus of BILD Alberta members. The residential construction industry has already made huge strides in these areas and we continue to push innovation and solutions that work in Alberta. The housing industry has been successful in many ways in building more energy efficient homes than ever before.

BILD Alberta has created Accelerate Net Zero (originally the Residential Construction Energy Efficiency Accelerator) to further our industry’s work and to facilitate and identify initiatives supporting the path to building net zero homes. Accelerate Net Zero is steered by a committee that identifies projects, research opportunities and strategic partnerships focused on accelerating a shift to cost-effective, energy-efficient homes.  Read more about its initiatives here.

Reducing Greenhouse Gas Action Plan

June 6, 2021

In late-2020, BILD Alberta commissioned a study from Joan Maisonneuve to develop An Industry Approach to Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Housing. The purpose of this work was to identify proactive strategies that would allow the residential construction industry to take a visible leadership role in housing innovation to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions while…

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