by Rebecca Gittins, Leverage.com
The world is moving toward zero energy. The IPCC’s recent report sounded the alarm on global warming. To reduce energy consumption, regulators in California have voted to require solar and battery storage on many new commercial and multifamily buildings.
Whether you own investment properties or are a lessee who’s responsible for paying the utility bills, knowing about
net zero energy buildings can help you evaluate whether it’s for you. And if you can’t reach net zero energy? You can take steps to increase your energy efficiency and move the needle toward a more sustainable future.