Solar Ready: An Overview of Implementation Practices

Research output: NRELTechnical Report


This report explores three mechanisms for encouraging solar ready building design and construction: solar ready legislation, certification programs for solar ready design and construction, and stakeholder education. These methods are not mutually exclusive, and all, if implemented well, could contribute to more solar ready construction.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages42
StatePublished - 2012

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/TP-7A40-51296


  • building
  • certifications
  • commercial
  • implementation
  • legislation
  • orientation
  • policy
  • residential
  • roofs
  • solar barrier
  • solar deployment
  • solar ready
  • trade organization


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