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Our initiatives are designed to engage with diverse audiences

When it comes to building decarbonization, there is no such thing as a one-size-fits-all approach. In an effort to reach every corner of the country and the diverse audiences that come with it,  BDC developed a variety of initiatives, each with their own tailored strategy, to best engage with consumers, policymakers, stake-holders and industry.

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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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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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Thermal Energy Networks Building Decarbonization

Thermal Energy Networks

TENs are a neighborhood-scale climate solution that allows entire communities to equitably and efficiently access heating and cooling.

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Neighborhood Scale The Future Of Building Decarbonization

Neighborhood-Scale Building Decarbonization

A neighborhood by neighborhood, block by block, and town by town decarbonization strategy.

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Chefluencer Chefs Are Trusted Climate Leaders


Because Chefs hold the keys to our hearts and minds when it comes to the kitchen, their influence on the shift to a fossil fuel free future cannot be understated.

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Explore Our Initiatives In the News

Electric appliances deliver comfort, controlled costs, and cleaner air inside and outside your home. Resources created and curated by BDC are available to support members in their electrification journeys.

BDC Reports

The Future of Gas in Illinois

The future of gas in Illinois is fraught with financial risks for customers, utilities and their investors, and even taxpayers and to avoid the worst outcomes of this future, a managed transition that equitably decarbonizes entire neighborhoods and communities is needed
Gas Planning
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How to Develop a Thermal Energy Network

Vermont Community Thermal Networks
Provides a comprehensive walkthrough of how to develop a thermal energy network including identifying opportunities and understanding ownership
Thermal Energy Networks (TENs)
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Decarbonization Without Displacement

Climate + Community Project
Examines the current state of IRA funding for rental housing, challenges it may pose, and ideas for how IRA can be improved to benefit tenants
Equity, Inflation Reduction Act (IRA)
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