The government organizes the slow exit of fuel oil heating

Any new installation will be prohibited from January 1, 2022, but repairs will remain authorized.

Make oil-fired boilers a relic of the soon-to-go all-petroleum days. From 1is January 2022, it will no longer be possible to have an oil-fired boiler installed in an existing home, and from 1is July 2021 in the new. The Deputy Minister in charge of Housing Emmanuelle Wargon submitted for consultation on Thursday a draft decree specifying the implementation of this ban. To reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the government made a commitment in 2018 to stop oil heating within ten years. A project accelerated by the Citizen’s Climate Convention.

The draft decree does not explicitly point the finger at oil-fired boilers. Instead, it sets a threshold for CO emissions2 not to be exceeded, which the said boilers cannot respect. “The process leaves the French the freedom to choose their spare energy, analysis Florence Liévyn, Managing Director of Coénove (heating professionals). But if the state wants, in a few

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