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Building electrification is essential to meeting the ambitious climate goals in the San Diego region, improving air quality in our homes, protecting public health, and reducing housing costs.
SDBEC supports policies that require any new construction be all-electric and a just transition for impacted workers. It is critical to center equity in the transition to all-electric buildings so that communities of concern benefit from local investments and job creation.
Through education, organization, technical support, and outreach SDBEC seeks to engage with residents and businesses to prevent the burning of fossil fuels which are hazardous to our health and the planet.
Encinitas Leads the Region on Building Electrification!
On September 22, 2021, the Encinitas City Council unanimously approved an all-electric ordinance for new construction. Encinitas is the first in San Diego County and 50th in California to do this.
Solana Beach City Council Approves Building Electrification!
On December 8, 2021, the Solana Beach City Council passed a Building Electrification ordinance for both new construction and major remodels, becoming the 52nd in California.
Need additional info about all-electric buildings?
Read our FAQs to learn more about the basics of building electrification.
Still want to learn more about how to electrify?
Join us in one of our upcoming events or webinars.
Ready to electrify your home? Clean Energy Connection can connect you with contractors and incentives in your area.
RSVP here to call in to ask Sean Armstrong of Redwood Energy your home building electrification questions, every 3rd Monday at 5:30.
Note: Nov/Dec combo meeting on 12/5/22.