Building Decarbonization

Building Decarbonization is the process of shifting natural gas use in buildings towards appliances that rely on electricity and reducing overall energy use through insulation, wether sealing and switching to LED lighting. Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) provides 100% clean electricity to all customers. Visit the FAQ page for frequently asked questions about the building decarbonization process.

Alameda requires all new construction and substantial alternation and additions to be all-electric. Learn more(PDF, 135KB).

Visit the FAQ page for frequently asked questions about Alameda's Equitable Building Decarbonization Plan and the building decarbonization process.

AMP rebates and BayREN incentives are available to help you make your home efficient and all electric! 

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Our Sustainable Home site offers provides information and guides on how to make your home energy efficient and all electric. 

Visit the Sustainable Home: Energy Efficiency and Electrification Site


NEW! Monthly Workshops at BIG-O Coworking Space

Come enjoy a fun evening with interesting speakers, engaging conversation, and light refreshments! On the first Thursday of every month, the BIG-O and the City of Oakland are co-hosting a workshop for building industry professionals focused on electrifying buildings. This is a space for contractors, designers, project managers, and others to share knowledge, hear from expert peers, and get your questions answered.

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Want to expand your business into building electrification? Here's what you need to know to help your clients go all-electric.