What is the gas boiler ban and what could it mean for your home?

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The government has announced the gas boiler ban will be extended to 2035 (Image credit: Getty Images)

The gas boiler ban has been introduced as part of the government's attempts to decarbonise the UK housing stock.

Natural gas boilers are seen as one of the biggest barriers to the net zero target, and the government's target is for all new installations to use low-carbon technology, such as air source heat pumps by 2035.

Joseph Mullane
News Editor

News Editor Joseph has previously written for Today’s Media and Chambers & Partners, focusing on news for conveyancers and industry professionals.  Joseph has just started his own self build project, building his own home on his family’s farm with planning permission for a timber frame, three-bedroom house in a one-acre field. The foundation work has already begun and he hopes to have the home built in the next year. Prior to this he renovated his family's home as well as doing several DIY projects, including installing a shower, building sheds, and livestock fences and shelters for the farm’s animals. Outside of homebuilding, Joseph loves rugby and has written for Rugby World, the world’s largest rugby magazine.

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