Buildings As Climate Solutions

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Protect Energy Efficiency in our Building Codes

Missouri House Bill 580 aims restrict the advancement and implementation of energy code by municipalities and local jurisdictions. House Bill 580 prevents communities from adopting ordinances, resolutions, regulations, codes, or policies that: Prohibit or have the...

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Avoiding the Urgency Trap: Slowing Down for Climate Justice

In climate activism, an “urgency trap,” as I call it, bleeds from the corporate sphere into our efforts to heal the world. Amplified by the timelines we hear about various “tipping points” and deadlines for extinction, urgency has become the climate movement’s main...

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BEPS Handbook

BEPS Handbook

Did you know that the City of St. Louis was just the fourth jurisdiction in the United States to pass a Building Energy Performance Standard - and the first in the Midwest? We're so proud to have played a role in getting both the benchmarking & Building Energy...

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Advancing EE, RE, EV Policy Toolkit

Advancing EE, RE, EV Policy Toolkit

Even though it's a few years old, we thought the timing was right to re-share Advancing Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy & Electric Vehicle Policy in the St. Louis Region. This toolkit was created to help advocate for action and policy in the built environment...

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Inflation Reduction Act Guidebook Now Available!

Inflation Reduction Act Guidebook Now Available!

By Steve O'Rourke, Missouri Gateway GBC 2022 Board Chair and Profit Center Manager at Greentech Renewables The Inflation Reduction Act has been widely lauded as the most aggressive action toward tackling the climate crisis in American history, and the White House just...

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