Berkeley Phases Out Natural Gas in New Buildings


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Berkeley’s City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to phase out natural gas hookups in new residential constructions, beginning January 1, 2020. The first-in-the-nation ordinance encompasses single-family homes, town homes and low-rise apartment buildings. The ban will extend to commercial buildings, including restaurants and hotels, once the California Energy Commission issues approvals. We’ll talk about what the … Continue reading Berkeley Phases Out Natural Gas in New Buildings

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