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Built environment

Built environment

Commitment 1:

Obligation for building owners to install photovoltaic panels on all new buildings to be constructed (residential and non-residential) and on new car parks for more than 35 vehicles.

Signatories:

  • Baden-Württemberg
  • Jammu & Kashmir
  • New York City (requires solar or green roofs but does not include car parks)

Commitment 2:

Building Performance Standards for buildings over 25,000 square feet (7,620 square meters), resulting in 70% carbon reduction in operating emissions by 2030 and net-zero buildings by 2050. 

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Signatories:

  • 28 cities that have signed onto C40’s Net Zero Buildings Declaration

Commitment 3:

100% net-zero operating emissions government buildings by 2030 or all government buildings use 100% clean electricity.

Signatories:

  • Baden-Württemberg
  • Basque Country
  • British Columbia
  • Catalonia
  • Mato Grosso do Sul
  • Navarra
  • New York City
  • Yucatán

Commitment 4:

100% net-zero operating emissions for new construction beginning 2030.

Built environment

Signatories:

  • British Columbia
  • Catalonia
  • Jammu & Kashmir
  • New South Wales
  • New York City (part of C40 Net-Zero Carbon Buildings Declaration)
  • Scotland
  • Sonora