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REPORT: Why cooling is key

June 15, 2023|

The report, Why cooling is key: How to decarbonize buildings with one weird trick, analyzes data on the shipments of heating and cooling technology in five states, and finds converting central AC unit sales to heat pumps can dramatically accelerate the decarbonization of homes while boosting grid resilience, lowering technology and installations costs, and improving the health and safety of the nation’s housing stock, if policymakers act quickly to harness this market.

Building Energy Transition Plan: A Roadmap for Achieving Net-Zero Emissions in the Residential and Commercial Buildings Sectors

September 18, 2021|

This is a report by the Maryland Commission on Climate Change, which is charged with advising the Governor and General Assembly on ways to mitigate the causes of, prepare for, and adapt to the consequences of climate change. This report is meant to guide Maryland policymakers on decisions related to reducing greenhouse gas emissions from buildings in pursuit of achieving targets in Maryland’s 2030 Greenhouse Gas Reduction Act Plan and the Commission’s recommendation that Maryland achieve net-zero emissions economywide by 2045.