The Path to Zero

Since CORE’s launch in 1994, we’ve acquired a lot of know-how in the world of energy efficiency and renewable energy: how things work, how to put projects together, and how to fund them. This is the foundation for the Path to Zero. A streamlined, five-step roadmap for carbon-free living.

We invite you to check out the resources for each step of the process. If you have questions about the path, we are here to help!

Step 1: Assess + Ease In
Step 2: Tighten Building Envelope
Step 3: Electrify Mechanicals
Step 4: Power Renewably
STEP 5: DRIVE CHANGE

1. Assess + Easy Action

ENERGY ASSESSMENTS

APPLIANCES

Path to Zero Step 1 Controls Nest Thermostat

CONTROLS

LIGHTING

2. Tighten building envelope

AIR SEALING

INSULATION

WINDOWS