Dozens of California cities are trying to address the same concern: reducing fossil fuel use to combat climate change.
Berkeley has become the first U.S. city to ban the use of natural gas in new low-rise buildings, and it isn’t the only California city looking for ways to shift its buildings away from burning fossil fuels.
Cities and towns across the state are considering measures to encourage developers to use only electric appliances in new buildings—and skip installing natural gas lines for stoves, furnaces and water heaters.
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Original Title: Following Berkeley's Natural Gas Ban, More California Cities Look to All-Electric Future
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