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Accelerate the update of carbon-neutral building

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What kind of impact will your idea have? (250 words)

Community energy self-sufficiency. Cut red tape on building approval process if you're building a carbon-neutral home or facility.

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Evaluation results

2 evaluations so far

1. From a range of 1-5, how interested/compelled are you to bring this idea into your own life or into the city?

1 - Not Interested - 0%

2 - 0%

3 - 0%

4 - 50%

5 - Very interested - 50%

2. From a range of 1-5, does this idea provide benefits aside from reducing carbon emissions?

1 - Low co-benefits - 0%

2 - 0%

3 - 50%

4 - 0%

5 - High co-benefits - 50%

3. From a scale of 1-5, what do you feel is the feasibility of this idea to work well in Sunnyvale?

1 - Not feasible - 0%

2 - 0%

3 - 0%

4 - 50%

5 - Very feasible - 50%

4. From a range of 1-5, what is your hunch about how much this idea will cost the Sunnyvale community to implement properly?

1 - High cost to the community - 50%

2 - 0%

3 - 50%

4 - 0%

5 - Low cost to the community - 0%

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Hi Isabella - if Sunnyvale becomes a net generator of energy it can save money for residents and do better through earthquakes or other disasters. It's just a question of looking at problems holistically.

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