EVs dealt major blow in building code ruling

Published by Energywire: In a setback to clean energy advocates, gas industry and homebuilder associations blocked an effort this month to prepare new homes and commercial buildings for a future wave of electric vehicles, stoves and heaters. “There’s going to be some states where no one ever says, ‘We should look at this EV thing,’ Kim Cheslak, director of codes and policy at the New Buildings Institute said. “If they’re not already thinking in terms of electrification, it’s never going to come up.”

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