State Building Solar Requirements (California)
Last modified on May 24, 2011.
Rules Regulations Policies Program
|Name||State Building Solar Requirements|
|Incentive Type||Energy Standards for Public Buildings|
|Applicable Sector||Construction, State Government|
|Eligible Technologies||Passive Solar Space Heat, Solar Water Heat, Solar Space Heat, Solar Thermal Electric, Photovoltaics|
|Energy Category|| Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
|Requirement|| Install solar energy equipment on all existing state buildings and state parking facilities
|Date added to DSIRE||2002-08-01|
|Last DSIRE Review|| 2005-12-02
California's existing and new building construction standard requires solar energy equipment to be installed on all existing state buildings and state parking facilities where feasible, no later than January 1, 2007. It also would require solar energy equipment to be installed, where feasible, as part of the construction of all new state buildings and state parking facilities that begin construction after December 31, 2002.
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:|| CA Government Code § 14710 et seq.
|Authority 2:|| CA Government Code 14684 et seq.
|Contact Name||General Information|
|Department||California Department of General Services|
|Address||707 Third Street|
|Place||West Sacrament, California|
|Phone|| (916) 376-5000
- Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.