U.S. Department of Energy Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Solar Ready: An Overview of Implementation Practices

This report explores three mechanisms for encouraging solar ready building design and construction: solar ready legislation, certification programs for solar ready design and construction, and stakeholder education. These methods are not mutually exclusive, and all, if implemented well, could contribute to more solar ready construction.

January, 2012
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Andrea Watson, Linda Giudice, Lars Lisell, Liz Doris, and Sarah Busche (NREL)