Pathways to More Cost-Effective ZNE Homes


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Energy Commission (California Energy Commission)
Document Title
Pathways to More Cost-Effective ZNE Homes
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
This project will fund the investigation into the benefits, feasibility and cost effectiveness of all-electric new construction zero net energy homes in comparison to dual-fuel ZNE homes with gas and electricity. This agreement will also assess the viability of off-site renewable power for meeting ZNE goals.

Contact Information
Brad Williams
California Energy Commission
1516 Ninth Street, MS-48
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 327-3312



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
This project is exempt through California Code of Regulations §15306 due to the work consisting of paper and computer studies with basic information collection related to Zero Net Energy buildings. The work includes building cost estimation, building modeling, total cost modeling of ZNE homes, developing an energy efficiency measure database, and studying energy supply and cost effectiveness models.

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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