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NEW HOMES WILL BE ALL-ELECTRIC

Denver will take steps to ensure new homes and buildings are all-electric in the coming years.  This marks the Mile High City’s planned transition away from natural gas heating.  Search homes for sale in Flying Horse, Colorado Springs at www.rehava.com

City and county climate officials announced the policy in a blueprint for achieving net-zero energy status in Denver’s new building stock, released on Jan. 26. In the plan, Denver’s Office of Climate Action, Sustainability and Resiliency, or CASR, committed to updating the building code.  This drives electrification in new homes and commercial real estate over the next decade.

The plan makes Denver the latest U.S. city to pursue universal all-electric construction. Dozens of California communities have adopted electrification ordinances since 2019. Efforts are underway to restrict new natural gas hookups in Massachusetts, Seattle and New York City.

Should I Buy a House with Electric Heat?

Buying a house with electric heat can be an excellent choice if the heating units are up to date with multiple zones, the home is well insulated, and you keep the thermostats at an average of 68 degrees. Search homes for sale in Flying Horse, Colorado Springs at www.rehava.com

 

 

 

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Darla Newton
Darla Newton

I am an active Realtor specializing in the Douglas County /El Paso County areas. I have experience listing and selling residential properties throughout Douglas County including: Castle Rock, Parker, Highlands Ranch, Franktown, Sedalia, and Larkspur. I am currently expanding my business to; Black Forest, Monument, Colorado Springs, Peyton, Falcon, Woodland Park, Divide and Cripple Creek.