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By Jerry Cornfield
Washington State Standard 

State clashes with builders over heat pump regulations

Incentives to install electric heating units to replace mandates


Last updated 8/14/2023 at 11:26am


Washington state regulators want builders to install electric heat pumps, like the one pictured above, in new homes. A state panel is wrangling over rules to make it happen faster.

Washington regulators derailed earlier this year when they tried to mandate electric heat pumps, rather than natural gas, be used to warm newly built homes and apartments.

But now a path is emerging for them to offer builders incentives to choose...

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