Denver to Make Huge Strides in Getting to Net Zero Energy by 2040 with New Ordinance for Building Electrification

Published by GlobeNewswire: Denver City Council unanimously approved an ordinance on Monday night making the Mile High City the first to require all commercial and multifamily buildings to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through energy efficiency, renewable energy, and building electrification.

Commercial and multifamily buildings in Denver account for 49% of the city’s greenhouse gas emissions. Denver is committed to reducing emissions and achieving net zero energy by 2040. The ordinance will make a substantial dent in Denver’s buildings emissions, reducing them by roughly 80% by 2040.

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