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California Approves Building Code To Make Solar Panels Mandatory

5 monthes ago   |   By Ubergizmo

It was only a matter of time before this happened and now it's official. Most new homes in California will now be required to have solar panels on their rooftops. This is the first building code of its kind that was approved by the Building Standards Commission this week. There are some exceptions, though, but the code will apply to most new homes in the state.
Starting January 1st, 2020, new condos, homes, and low-rise apartments will be required to have solar panels on their rooftops for generating renewable energy. The code provides an exception for homes that are blocked by taller...
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