January 1, 2023

Sales and installation of certain models of the certain appliance types are prohibited in the Commonwealth.

December 23, 2022

DOER’s updated Stretch Code and new Specialized Opt in Code (collectively, 225 CMR 22 and 23) were officially published the Secretary of State register.

December 13, 2022

Clean Heat Commission Recommendations are due.

October 1, 2022

The Administration shall appoint an environmental justice council to advise and provide recommendations to the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs.

The Environmental Justice Council will perform a comprehensive analysis to ensure that: all people have involvement in the development of environmental laws, projects, and policies; there is an equitable distribution of environmental benefits; and there is proper information made available to environmental justice populations, with a variety of languages and distribution methods.

The Department of Energy Resources (DOER) in consultation with the Board of Building Regulation and Standards (BBRS) will develop a municipal opt-in specialized stretch energy code.

June 30, 2022

Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary must adopt emissions limits and sublimits for 2025, with a clear plan to realize those limits and sublimits.

Release of 2025/2030 Clean Energy and Climate Plan

June 29, 2022

Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary will issue a written statement regarding the state’s compliance or noncompliance with emissions limit set for 2020.

June 1, 2022

Three new vacancies filled on a reconstituted Board of Building Regulation and Standards (BBRS).