30 Sep '17, 3pm

#OurHeroIsZero: Make your next project a "#greenbuilding hero" by pushing it toward zero carbon!

As we celebrate World Green Building Week , we challenge you: Make your next project a "green building hero" by pushing it toward zero carbon. Earlier this year, USGBC joined with the World Green Building Council and other green building councils around the globe to call for all buildings to be net zero by 2050 . This goal follows from projections that, to keep global warming to less than 2 degrees (in line with the Paris Agreement), we need to decrease the average energy intensity of the global building stock by 80 percent by 2050 through low- and zero-carbon strategies. How will we reach this critical milestone? The only way we can—start with the building, community or city you are in. Measure your current carbon emissions, see how close you are to net zero and select the best strategy to lower your impact. Connect and act To get to net zero carbon, we must start by know...

Full article: https://www.usgbc.org/articles/be-green-building-hero-net...

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