“Electrify everything” movement picks up speed

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The New York Times | Jane Margolies

When Berkeley, Calif., became the first city in the country to ban natural gas hookups in new construction last July, no one knew the effects would ripple out so far and so fast.

[…] Now major cities, including Los Angeles, San Francisco and Seattle, are in various stages of considering pro-electric legislation as part of the “electrify everything” movement.

As interest quickly blossoms, real estate and construction industries are scrambling to keep up. Some national organizations that represent builders and developers have yet to formulate a position.

Read the full store here: ‘All-Electric’ Movement Picks Up Speed, Catching Some Off Guard