Lockdown Impacts to California’s Solar Mandate

Lockdown Impacts to California’s Solar Mandate

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the state is now seeing a slowdown in construction projects and permits for new housing, thus state-wide projected solar photovoltaic generation has been slowed. Prior to recent lockdowns, an analysis conducted at Wood Mackenzie, a...
Hot Water Heating in the All-Electric Building

Hot Water Heating in the All-Electric Building

With decarbonization of our grid, all-electric “reach-codes”, and the proliferating move away from fossil fuels, there will be a need for cost-effective, electric domestic hot water heating for all projects, not just single family homes. Most of our buildings today...
City of San Jose All Electric Ordinance Clarified

City of San Jose All Electric Ordinance Clarified

The City of San Jose all electric ordinance is not that “all electric”. Recently the City of San Jose announced their intent to steer the city’s energy use in all new buildings to rely solely on electricity starting with the 2019 Energy Code. This was an aggressive...