Green Building

Solar for Residential Construction Minimum Requirements

Under the 2016 California Energy Code, new residential and non-residential developments must be designed to be "solar ready" by providing for a sloar pathway that will enable future solar installations.

Residential Mandatory Requirements

Non-Residential Mandatory Requirements

Solar Ready Home Minimum Requirements

The Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (OPR) published a “Zero-Emission Vehicle Community Readiness Guidebook” which provides helpful information for local governments, residents and businesses. Website: http://opr.ca.gov/docs/ZEV_Guidebook.pdf

Did you know?

Solar energy has been used for over 2700 years. In 700 BC, glass lenses were used to make fire by magnifying the sun’s rays. Learn more about solar.


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