Chicago’s new weapon against climate change: A requirement that new homes be ready for easy installation of electric appliances


City Council has made life easier — and less expensive — for Chicagoans who want to reduce their carbon footprints by installing electric stoves, clothes dryers and water heaters.

Under the new

, passed Wednesday, newly constructed residences will have to be wired and ready for large…

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