New York City bans gas hookups in new buildings

December 16, 2021
New York City is banning natural gas hookups in new buildings and major remodels, extending a trend of various local governments, many in California, to consider similar bans to shift to electric space and water heating and reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the building sector. The New York City Council voted Dec. 15 to ban gas connections in new buildings under seven stories at the end of 2023, and over seven stories in 2027. City Council Speaker Corey Johnson said...

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