Building Heating Decarbonization—Jurisdictional Scan

January 2024

Authors: Aurélie Vérin, Mathieu Poirier

What’s currently being done to encourage building electrification? This report from the Building Decarbonization Alliance (Transition Accelerator) provides an in-depth look at how governments across Canada and the globe are using policy to transition building heating away from fossil fuels.

This short report offers valuable insights into the range of strategies being employed at municipal, provincial, and federal levels, and includes comparative perspectives from the USA and Europe. The scan highlights that multiple solutions exist to reduce reliance on fossil fuel heating within buildings, each with their own pros and cons.

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