Incorporate solar PV on your commercial buildings
These guides and case studies explore the benefits, barriers, and strategies to installing solar on leased buildings, including commercial real estate.
TOOLSThis report provides guidance for businesses considering implementing solar PV, as there are widespread geographic differences regarding utility incentive structures, utility policies, regulatory structures, and permitting requirements.Implementing Solar in Leased Buildings Case StudyNixon Peabody has made a number of energy efficiency renovations to their Washington, D.C. office, including a three story living wall, which is watered using condensate from the HVAC system. The firm also is incorporating renewable energy.WDT Indio performed a whole-building retrofit on the 40-year-old concrete structure, installing a 138 kilowatt (kW) solar photovoltaic (PV) array to contribute 80 percent of the building’s energy consumption.DSIRE is a comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States.
Identifying or evaluating energy-saving technologies
Renewable Energy, Solar PV