New Construction and the Future of Gas in Massachusetts

Posted March 28, 2024

The report commissioned by ZeroCarbonMA explores how buildings built today on gas will face heating bills that are slated to double by the early 2030s, showing the need for lawmakers to pass statewide healthy building standards.

A case study looking at a typical single-family home in Massachusetts costs $8,400 less to install a ductless air source heat pump, the report authors found, compared to a gas furnace.

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