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.

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How To Use This Plan

  1. Read the whole thing - we tried to keep it short and informative.
    1. Got questions or comments? Get in touch with QuitCarbon: Email [email protected], or pick a time to discuss.
  2. MOST IMPORTANT: Pick your next action(s), and follow the suggested steps.
  3. Repeat, until you have completely quit carbon 🎉

Home Summary

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

Occupants: 4

Your Impact

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:

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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!