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:

Did you know?

The amount of solar energy that strikes the Earth in one hour is more than enough to provide all of the Earth’s energy needs for a complete year.  Learn more about Solar.

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