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The road ahead: Smart ways to decarbonize buildings in New York (access required)

Buildings are energy intensive. Currently, space heating and hot water are directly carbon-intensive, burning natural gas or, where gas is not available, burning heating oil or propane. Building cooling systems run on electricity, which is indirectly carbon-intensive, because when everyone runs their air conditioners at the same time on hot days, the demand for electricity ...
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