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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 solar 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: http://opr.ca.gov/docs/ZEV_Guidebook.pdf


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Solar panels are virtually maintenance free since the batteries require no water or other regular service and will last for years. Once, solar panels are installed, there are no recurring costs.  Learn more about solar.

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