Zero Net Energy (ZNE)
A Zero Net Energy (ZNE) commercial building produces as much energy from on-site renewable sources as it consumes, thus moving toward a goal of total energy independence. ZNE can be achieved through a variety of renewable technologies and practices.
Energy Design Resources (EDR)
EDR – Your guide to energy efficient design practices.
Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE)
Comprehensive source for state, local, utility and federal incentives and policies that promote renewable energy and energy efficiency.
US DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)
US Department of Energy’s resource for energy efficiency and renewable energy.
Collaborative for High Performance Schools
Facilitates the design, construction, and operation of high performance schools.
American Institute of Architects
Serves as the voice of the architecture profession through knowledge, advocacy, communication, and collaboration.
Information on how to save money and protect the environment through energy efficient products and practices.
US Green Building Council
Online resource for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) and other cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings.
Go Solar California
Provides information on solar programs, rebates, tax credits, installation, and interconnection.
Center for Sustainable Energy California
Learn about rebates, technical assistance, and education programs that help save money and reduce grid demand.
California Environmental Protection Agency (Cal/EPA)
Up-to-date resource for laws that affect clean air, clean water, clean soil, safe pesticides, and waste recycling/reduction.
Consumer Energy Center
California Energy Commission’s public website with the latest information on energy resources.