Electrification | HPBA


Forced Electrification

Wind and solar power options are the latest buzz among energy conservation building circles in the quest to build or retrofit all-electric homes. HPBA won’t let policymakers forget that hearth products provide valuable zone heating benefits that play an important role in reaching the policy goal of a home producing as much energy as it consumes. Hearth products free up electricity to return to the power grid, so HPBA is working to ensure that the marketplace for fireplaces, log sets, and stoves doesn’t significantly shrink in the near future. HPBA takes every opportunity to educate builders and the general public where possible on this important issue, and is working tirelessly in the technical arena to find a reasonable solution to lowering energy consumption.

View HPBA's position statement.

Listen to HPBA's Corey Krill talk about electrification at the state and local level.

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