As shared by Lancaster Choice Energy, “Lancaster Choice Energy, the City of Lancaster’s very own locally-run clean energy power program, was recently awarded a $1.47 million dollar grant by the California Energy Commission. The grant serves as a way for
New York State Relaunches Multifamily Program, with Benchmarking and Assistance for Existing Buildings and Incentives for Passive House and ZNE in New Construction
Looking outside California: a new multi-family energy program was announced this week from New York State. The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority
Those working toward zero net energy (ZNE) may be interested in reviewing the Time Dependent Value (TDV) of energy presentations now available from the California Energy
The California Energy Commission (CEC) has launched a new Energy Innovation Showcase website to communicate and track progress on innovative projects awarded
As shared by the CPUC: one of the more promising opportunities that has emerged from the initial work with stakeholders and the CPUC on the California Commercial Zero Net
California Releases Draft California Sustainable Freight Action Plan (Comments Requested by July 6th)
The state has released a Draft California Sustainable Freight Action Plan in response to Governor Brown’s B-32-15 Executive Order, with comments requested on the Draft Plan by July 6th.
Chula Vista Strategies for Zero Net Energy 5/11 Event: Conservation Initiatives and Incentives for Homes and Businesses
See below for an event for buildings professionals and residents on Zero Net Energy (ZNE) shared by the Center for Sustainable Energy: No-Cost Workshop for Architects, Developers, Contractors, Home and Business Owners
Starting at 3:07, Build It Green reviews the ZNE policy environment, ordinances local governments are considering, ways savings are calculated – and then introduces leaders
Palo Alto’s City Council adopted the general framework of its Sustainability and Climate Action Plan (S/CAP) at its April 18th meeting, committing to a greenhouse gas emissions reduction goal of 80 percent by 2030.
Energy efficiency and renewable energy are a great pair for achievement of deep energy savings, and a great step down the path toward zero net energy (ZNE) buildings. GRID
Check out the below opportunity to tour a zero net energy (ZNE) retrofitted structure in Sunnyvale – if interested in attending, click to register before 4/11 to avoid a price increase: Previewing The Next NZE Retrofit in Sunnyvale Have you asked yourself how Silicon Valley will meet the challenge of ever-higher energy efficiency standards with its…
NREL Commercial Buildings Principal Engineer Paul Torcellini will participate in an upcoming ASHRAE Webcast – Making Net Zero Positive: Solving the
March 14th Zero Net Energy (ZNE) Schools Retrofit workshop at the San Mateo County Office of Education
Find out how schools in California and across the country are saving energy, money and more! The New Buildings Institute is holding a no-cost training on March 14th covering zero net energy, in partnership with the California IOUs as part of the Prop 39 ZNE Pilot program. Join them to learn how you can help…
For a great example of how government and schools can support each other to find innovative solutions to saving energy, take a look at the designs presented at the 7x7x7: Design, Energy, Water initiative last week in Sacramento, and assessed by the California Energy Commission (CEC). The designs found solutions in a range of school…
Learn about Palo Alto’s efforts to pave the road to Zero Net Energy in this new video: Looking for more on ZNE? Click here.