Building Codes for a Net Zero Future

2020 will be a monumental year for the state of California — and no, we aren’t referring to the elections!

We’re talking about net zero energy buildings: buildings that produce as much onsite renewable energy as they consume, helping to reduce dependency on the grid and the “dirty” fossil fuels that power it.

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Earth Day’s Birthday

You’ve heard the phrase… over, and over, and over again:

“Every Day is Earth Day”

This popular household tagline and the holiday it refers to have been promoted in the education system, news media, and our communities for decades. But how many of us are aware of the holiday’s origins? Let’s take it back to the debut, to the very beginning of it all: April 22, 1970. Read more