Fighting greenhouse gases means switching out fuel-burning furnaces, water heaters and stoves for models running on clean electricity. Coloradans will have to adapt.
They are indeed coming for your gas stove.
And your trusty 40-gallon tank of hot water sitting atop a natural-gas bonfire.
And the belching, fuel-burning furnace in the basement that makes a Colorado winter survivable.
Home and office building electrification — switching out gas or propane appliances for electric versions powered eventually by 100% renewable sources — is on its way to Colorado neighborhoods as a key element of combating greenhouse gas emissions. State officials and environmental groups have spent years clamping down on climate-changing emissions from power utilities and vehicles. So the next frontier is defossilizing the four walls surrounding you. Read the rest of the article