Every New House In California Will Now Have To Have Solar Panels
Buzzfeed News -------- Officials with the California Energy Commission approved the updated building standards on Wednesday. Energy Commissioner Andrew McAllister said in a statement Wednesday that the new standards mean "buildings will perform better than ever, at the same time they contribute to a reliable grid." Commission spokesperson Amber Beck told BuzzFeed News that the standards will apply to virtually all new homes built after Jan 1. 2020, as well as apartment buildings up to three stories tall. (Taller buildings fall under different, commercial building codes.) To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.