Welcome to your electrification journey! We know that we have to make deep cuts to carbon emissions in the coming decade to avoid the worst impacts of climate change. The good news is that we know a lot about what it will take to achieve our carbon reduction goals — now we just need to start taking action. By embarking on QuitCarbon’s planning process, you’re taking responsibility for your piece of the solution. Home by home, community by community, we can all make a meaningful contribution and build a better, cleaner, healthier future.
Client: Helen and Harold Homeowner
Address: 12345 Hill Lane, Los Altos Hills, CA
Home Type: single-family home
Square feet: 3000
Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2.5
Layout: ranch style
Year Built: 1955
In the last year, your home burned 530 therms of methane gas, which released 6,202 lbs of carbon dioxide (CO2) into the atmosphere. Your methane gas usage, and thus your carbon pollution, is roughly split as follows:
If you switch to electric appliances powered by clean energy, over the course of 20 years you’ll save ~56.3 metric tonnes of carbon emissions, equivalent to not driving a car around the earth 7.6 times!