Healthy Buildings for All: Fresh Energy’s Buildings department aims for deeper decarbonization

New residential high-rise buildings. Apartments with balconies in a new area. Modern residential buildings. Children's playground in the courtyard of a residential building.

Buildings are a top source of carbon pollution—both globally and in Minnesota—contributing 40 percent of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions. And while Minnesota’s electricity and transportation sectors are getting cleaner, pollution from buildings is increasing every year.