30 May '18, 8pm

via @RockyMtnInst : Looking Beyond California: Zero Energy Housing in the United States

Looking Beyond California: Zero Energy Housing in the United States May 30, 2018 | By Jacob Corvidae In only a year and a half, if you buy a house that’s just been built in California, you will be buying a house designed for the future: highly energy efficient, and a producer of clean, solar energy. Also, chances are good that it will be all-electric and have energy storage. This is not a mere premonition, or even a prediction. It’s a statement of fact. Earlier this month, California voted unanimously to update its building code to require solar panels and high-efficiency design for nearly all new homes starting in 2020. While the Net Zero Energy Coalition currently estimates that the United States has over 5,000 net-zero energy (NZE) single-family homes, and over 7,000 NZE multifamily units, this new requirement will add approximately 100,000 homes every year that are clo...

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