Districts, Projects, Individuals Honored for Driving ZNE in New and Existing School Projects in California

Three exemplary individuals, school districts and school projects were honored with ZNE Schools Leadership Awards for their innovation and leadership in driving a new zero net energy (ZNE) standard for school environments. ZNE buildings represent high performance buildings that combine energy efficiency and renewable resources to produce at least as much energy as they consume annually, and California is leading the nation in the transformation of K-12 and community colleges to ZNE performance with over 80 ultra-low and zero net energy (ZNE) schools operating or underway. To showcase leadership and innovation in the K-12 schools and community colleges market, the state’s investor-owned utilities (IOUs), in partnership with the California Public Utilities Commission and other agencies, established the awards and recognition program, now in its fourth year.

Read More