San Carlos

San Carlos rang in 2021 with a building electrification policy.

San Carlos train station
By CityofSanCarlos

In January of 2021, San Carlos passed a policy requiring newly constructed buildings and remodel projects that update more than 50% of the building to be all-electric. Unfortunately, they left an exception for gas stoves and fireplaces, something we hope they will remedy in the future, especially given the health concerns around piping and burning fossil gas in homes.

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