Title 24 2022: Carbon Based Energy Codes for California?
In a workshop this October, the CEC released a set of working presentations about efforts underway to re-shape energy codes and standards for California building codes. With a rapidly changing planet and massive deployment of renewable energy which are changing the very shape of the…
A Journey Towards Zero: Transitioning Zero Energy Designs into Zero Energy Operations
Back in September 2012, the Exploratorium announced its goal to be become the largest zero net energy (ZNE) museum in the U.S., if not in the world. After opening their 333,000 sq ft space on Pier 15 in San Francisco on April 2013 and achieving LEED Platinum certification for Building Design and Construction (BD+C), they set out on their auspicious journey towards zero.