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Restrictions on Natural Gas Use in Buildings (20-17)

Subjects
Business & Economic Development
Capital Construction
Energy
Published
08/20/2020

Some U.S. cities have adopted legislation to limit or restrict the use of natural gas systems in new construction, instead requiring building systems or appliances to be powered by electricity.  In response to these natural gas prohibitions, some states have enacted legislation prohibiting cities from restricting natural gas systems in new construction.  This issue brief provides background on the issue and how it applies to Colorado.