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Driving the future of electrification

What We Do

Americans need safer, healthier, more affordable energy. The Building Decarbonization Coalition (BDC) is harnessing the power of coalition to forge paths for effective upgrades that power homes and buildings with clean electricity. We align people, corporations, and politicians at every level to join in building decarbonization and build a sustainable future.

BDC Initiatives

Bringing policymakers, building industry stakeholders, environmental groups, and consumers together to move buildings off fossil fuels.

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The Switch is On

The Switch Is On campaign provides tools and support for homeowners to electrify their homes and begin a cleaner, healthier way of powering their lives.

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The kitchen electrification initiative is a comprehensive effort to advance mass-scale adoption of all-electric kitchens in both new and existing residential and commercial buildings.

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BDC's Groundswell initiative creates the conditions for a swift and smooth transition away from fossil fuels for American homes and businesses.

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We envision a future where all Californians have access to healthy, affordable, and climate-ready homes and buildings powered by clean and renewable energy.

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New York

Our coalition builds a table for a diverse set of stakeholders to come together around a common goal - decarbonizing the built environment in New York State.

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Raise your profile as a building decarbonization leader

We take an inclusive approach to bringing together communities and organizations with diverse interests for respectful, data-driven discourse on the future of building electrification. When you become a BDC member, you help drive the execution of the nation’s most comprehensive building decarbonization strategies. 

Trail Blazers!

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We are sharing knowledge with curated resources

BDC’s library for policymakers and community planners, Clean Building Compass provides toolkits, research studies, strategies, technical support, and model policies for decarbonizing buildings and creating more sustainable communities.

Policies Codes and Ordinances

Zero Emission Building Ordinances Tracker

Building Codes
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BDC resources

Why Cooling is Key

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
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BDC Presents

Contains the recordings and summaries of all BDC presents from June 4, 2019 to present
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