Pathways to More Cost-Effective ZNE Homes

Summary

SCH Number
2016078377
Lead Agency
Energy Commission (California Energy Commission)
Document Title
Pathways to More Cost-Effective ZNE Homes
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

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

916-327-3312

Location

Cities
Berkeley
Counties
Alameda

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S:15306
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.
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