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New York State Ban on Gas Hookups

The recent decision to ban gas hookups, though a challenging and significant change, marks a crucial step toward environmental sustainability. While the shift away from traditional gas infrastructure is a disruptive one, it is a necessary evolution in our ongoing commitment to a greener future. At Victoria Plumbing Supply, we recognize the complexities of this transition and stand ready to support our professional partners and consumers through every step of this journey.

Implications for Professional Plumbers

The ban on gas hookups presents a unique set of challenges for plumbers. It necessitates a shift in skill sets, a move towards new technologies, and potentially, a temporary downturn in traditional gas-related jobs. Understanding these hurdles, Victoria Plumbing Supply is dedicated to assisting plumbers. We offer comprehensive training programs, resources, and support systems to help our community adapt to and excel in sustainable plumbing practices

Timeline of Ban

The timeline for the gas hookup ban is both immediate and pressing, underscoring the urgency for the industry to adapt quickly. Victoria Plumbing Supply is at the forefront, assisting plumbers and contractors in understanding and complying with new regulations. Our experts are here to guide you through the timeline, ensuring a smooth and compliant transition to renewable energy solutions.

January 1, 2024
New York State initiates a significant environmental policy shift by starting the transition away from gas hookups in new homes and businesses. This move is part of a broader strategy to reduce reliance on fossil fuels, aiming to minimize the state's carbon footprint and combat climate change. The focus will be on encouraging the use of cleaner, more sustainable energy sources for heating, cooking, and other domestic and commercial needs.
January 1, 2024
January 1, 2026
The state will take a more assertive stance by mandating a complete ban on gas hookups in all new construction projects. This policy will apply to both residential and commercial buildings, signaling a firm commitment to sustainable energy practices. The ban is designed to accelerate the adoption of renewable energy sources and energy-efficient technologies, paving the way for a greener future in the state's built environment.
January 1, 2026
January 1, 2030
Elimination of gas hookups in all existing buildings. This bold move represents a critical milestone in New York State's journey towards sustainability, ensuring that older structures also align with the state's environmental goals. This transition to renewable energy sources in existing buildings is a major step towards reducing the state's overall emissions and enhancing its ecological resilience.
January 1, 2030

Engaging with Customers

In this period of transition, customer hesitations and concerns are understandable. The role of plumbers in educating and reassuring customers about the benefits and necessities of renewable energy systems is more critical than ever. 

Victoria Plumbing Supply partners with plumbing professionals to provide clear, concise information and support, helping to ease customer concerns and foster a positive outlook on these necessary changes.

Adapting Installation Practices

Transitioning to alternative energy systems involves complex new installation practices and can incur additional costs. Victoria Plumbing Supply is committed to easing this transition for plumbers. We offer a range of innovative, sustainable products and provide technical support to ensure that new installations are as efficient and cost-effective as possible.


The move away from gas hookups, while a difficult adjustment, is an essential part of our collective effort to protect the environment. Victoria Plumbing Supply is more than just a supplier; we are a partner in this crucial transition. We are committed to supporting the plumbing industry, professionals, and consumers alike as we navigate together toward a more sustainable and environmentally responsible future.

Contact Us today to learn more about proper safety equipment and best practices.