The electricity, natural gas, and/or oil that we use in our homes, businesses, institutions, and municipal facilities (including public schools) result in the largest source of greenhouse gas emissions in Wellesley. To reduce the impact of our current and future building stock, we must enhance energy efficiency and switch our building systems and appliances over to electricity.
Click here to view climate goals, strategies, and actions for Wellesley’s Buildings pathway.
Check out the sidebar to the left to read about some of our building-related initiatives and programs.
Annual Town Meeting 2023 adopted the Municipal Opt-in Specialized Energy Code. Read more here.