Here’s the thing.
It’s actually cheaper in the long run to build energy efficient government buildings.
It’s not green. It’s just good business.
Via SustainableBusiness.com News
California Governor Jerry Brown issued a sweeping executive order that will make the state’s government a model for green building.
50% of new state buildings beginning design in 2020 must be Zero Net Energy, and all new state buildings and major renovations that begin design after 2025 must be Zero Net Energy.