Ithaca College Journalism '23
“I think just getting people talking about it is already successful, and it’s barely even started,” he said.
Metz said he thinks hitting target numbers of how many buildings to electrify is less important than getting some enthusiasm and getting people invigorated about climate change and decarbonization. He said he thinks the program will be successful.
“This program also would help people weatherize, which essentially means insulation, air sealing their buildings,” he said. “So, that means lower energy bills, more improved comfort for those residents and again, the folks who can benefit the most are the ones who have been spending a disproportionate amount of their income on energy.”