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Building Electrification: A Path Toward Green House Gas Reduction

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Post Date:02/14/2020 10:44 AM
The City of Santa Cruz has declared a climate action emergency and City Leaders say urgent action must be taken to combat catastrophic climate change. As part of tackling climate change, the City is looking into the adoption of Reach Codes, codes that extend beyond standard building codes. Reach Codes extend beyond standard building codes in order to reduce green house gas emissions and address public health and safety concerns related to natural gas combustion.  Learn more and participate in upcoming workshops to help shape the Reach Codes for the City of Santa Cruz by visiting our Ordinance and Policy Updates page
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