Decarbonization and the Future of Green Building

Decarbonization and the Future of Green Building

In the sustainable building industry today, decarbonization is the hot topic. But what does this mean for the future of our buildings? Decarbonization is directly related to the science of global warming. The discussion includes both embodied carbon and operational...
Top 5 Myths about TCAC Tax Incentives

Top 5 Myths about TCAC Tax Incentives

The California Tax Credit Allocation Committee (CTCAC, commonly known as TCAC) offers incentives for tax credits on new and/or rehabilitated affordable housing projects. These projects may apply for tax credits based on a number of factors, but sometimes there may be...
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...
Energy Modeling Techniques

Energy Modeling Techniques

Why Choose the Right Energy Modeler? An Energy Modeler with proper familiarity with building science and experience with proper modeling approaches can save a project hundreds of thousands of dollars on equipment hard costs. It is not uncommon to see savings of $60k...