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Your House Is Due for an Electrical Upgrade

There are ways to lower the costs of electrical improvements needed to handle solar panels, heat pumps and electric car chargers.

A Span smart electrical panel and EV charger.

A Span smart electrical panel and EV charger.

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When Lee-Sean Huang and his husband David Colby Reed decided to decarbonize their 120-year-old Providence, Rhode Island, home, they soon discovered it wasn’t even ready for a high-efficiency electric induction stove.

“We had to update the electrical, paying an electrician to run 240 volts for the induction range,” says Huang, who runs a design firm with Reed.