Infographic: The Energy-Resilient City

Type: Presentation
Categories: Energy Efficiency, Microgrids, Sourcing Renewables
Date Published: 5/24/2019
Source: Better Buildings
Primary Topic: Energy Efficiency

Better Buildings'  Efficiency-Resilience Nexus discusses resources for organizations across different sectors of a city - from offices and apartments to manufacturing facilities and stores - to build resilience and increase their ability to bounce back from natural disasters and other stressors. These resources can be used to minimize vulnerabilities to climate-related impacts through resilience planning, implementing new energy technologies, and decreasing energy demand in facilities.

Energy efficiency measures are a powerful complement to onsite energy generation and storage, as they can significantly reduce the necessary size and cost of installing backup power systems, and can increase the usefulness of existing backup power.

Download the infographic to learn about the different ways a city can incorporate resilience:

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