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Emissions Reduction Planning: A Framework

Through the Better Climate Challenge, the Department of Energy developed a Framework for Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Planning that provides guidance to organizations seeking to reduce GHG emissions across their portfolio. The process described in this framework helps organizations develop an actionable plan that identifies solutions, prioritizes measures, and lays out a phased pathway to achieve deep emissions reductions.

Better Climate Challenge partners and stakeholders representing over 60 organizations across multiple sectors and building types contributed to the development of this framework through participation in working groups. An overview of the framework can be found here.

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Framework for Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Planning

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Framework for Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Planning: Building Portfolios 
This framework helps organizations develop an actionable plan that achieves Scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions reduction targets across their portfolio. This resource is tailored for organizations with a portfolio of buildings and vehicle fleets. Watch the Framework for GHG Emissions Reduction Planning In Buildings webinar to learn more about major milestones in the process. 

 

Framework for Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Planning: Industrial Portfolios
This framework helps organizations develop an actionable plan that achieves Scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions reduction targets. This resource is tailored for organizations with an industrial portfolio.

 

 

GHG Emissions Reduction Audit: A Checklist for Owners
This guidance and accompanying checklist detail recommended services and deliverables for a building-level greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction audit focused on Scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions.


 

Single Grey building against a blue skyGHG Emissions Reduction Audit Scope of Work Template
This template can be used by building owners and operators to develop a scope of work for a GHG Emissions Reduction Audit to share with their auditor or include in an RFP.
 

 

Interested in more? Join the Better Climate Challenge today to become a partner and receive additional opportunities for peer exchange and technical assistance to help your organization reduce GHG emissions. 

 

 

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