Zero-Emissions Standards for HVACs and Water Heaters April 29, 2024

Did you know that more than 80% of homes in Maine burn fossil fuels including fossil gas, heating oil, and propane for space and water heating? Furnaces and water heaters are a leading source of the state’s health-harming nitrogen oxide (NOx) pollution. PSR Maine worked with our partners at the Sierra Club and the Conservation Law Foundation to create this two-pager on why Maine should adopt zero-emission standards for new HVAC’s and water heaters. Addressing building pollution is essential to cleaning the air, saving lives, reducing illness, and meeting state climate targets. Check it out!


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