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Past Event

Green Buildings: Cooking Without Gas

It’s become common for homeowners to install solar panels to provide themselves with emission-free electricity. But increasingly more attention is being paid to decarbonizing things inside the home—the machines that heat and cool water and air, dry our clothes and cook our food. The Inflation Reduction Act includes many ways for homeowners and renters to start to electrify their lives. And in some places, builders are developing highly efficient, all-electric homes from the get-go.

What more is needed to make our buildings greener and get away from fossil fuels?


This program was recorded for radio and podcast.

December 11, 2022

The Commonwealth Club of California
United States


Mark Chambers

Senior Director of Building Emissions & Community Resilience, White House Council on Environmental Quality

Bruce Nilles

Executive Director, Climate Imperative

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Greg Dalton

Founder and Host, Climate One