State financial support for the design, build, and certification of net zero energy commercial buildings.
Bonuses for all-electric homes and homes earning energy-saving certifications in Connecticut.
A stretch code to encourage the construction of Zero-Energy Ready Homes.
Program has three tiers: ENERGY STAR, DOE Zero Energy Ready, and Zero Energy Ready Plus Renewable Energy. Incentives for zero-energy ready are $1,500 per unit for multifamily, $2,500 for townhouses, and $4,000 for single-family detached.
Surveys 20 different zero-energy programs across the country, and discusses these programs and the push to construct homes and buildings that produce as much energy as they use.
Examines legal complexities that Massachusetts towns and cities must navigate when mandating reductions of greenhouse gas emissions from the building sector.
Provides tools and calculators to property owners and developers to assess energy needs and design net-zero energy buildings.
Requirement for all new and renovated municipal buildings and facilities, using the US DOE’s net zero energy building definition.
Requires all new buildings use 10%-15% less energy than allowed by the 2016 California Energy Code, and achieve an energy design rating of zero.