Councilmember Hans Riemer and Climate Advocates Announce Legislation to Decarbonize New Buildings through “Clean Electrification”

Bill would require new construction to use 100 percent electric energy equipment beginning in 2024; technology has advanced making electric heating affordable and effective

From the Office of Councilmember Hans Riemer

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 14, 2022—Joined by local and statewide climate advocacy groups, Councilmember Hans Riemer will unveil new legislation that decarbonizes new buildings beginning in 2024.

What: Press conference to announce the “Decarbonizing New Buildings Act”

Who: Councilmember Hans Riemer and climate advocates

When: April 19 at 12:45 p.m.

Where: Front steps of the County Council Office Building (100 Maryland Ave. Rockville, MD 20850)

Please RSVP to Tommy Heyboer at:

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Tommy Heyboer