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Home Energy Management: Road to Net Zero

Published by Parks Associates Product code 599142
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Home Energy Management: Road to Net Zero
Published: June 18, 2018 Content info: 48 Pages
Description

California Title 24 sets bold goals for all residential new construction to achieve zero net energy by 2020, creating market opportunities for home energy management solutions. This report outlines home energy management opportunities, including strategies for solar industry players to expand their offerings. It provides an overview of cost effectiveness evaluations being made by builders and the tradeoffs associated with different energy-efficiency investments.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1.0 Report Summary

  • 1.1 Purpose of Report
  • 1.2 Scope of Report
  • 1.3 Key Questions Addressed
  • 1.4 Research Approach/Sources

2.0 Home Energy: Intentions vs. Actions

3.0 Zero Net Energy: An Idea Becomes Reality

  • 3.1 Defining Zero Net Energy (ZNE)
  • 3.2 Achieving ZNE: Energy Efficiency and Construction

4.0 California's ZNE Program: Goals, Policies, Lessons

  • 4.1 California's Aggressive Goals
  • 4.2 2019 Title 24, Part 6 Residential Building Efficiency Standards
  • 4.3 Title 24, Part 6: Mandatory, Prescriptive and Performance
  • 4.4 Alignment and Action 4
  • 4.5 Saving Energy Can Stress the Infrastructure
    • 4.5.1 Storage
  • 4.6 Behavior is Widely Variable
    • 4.6.1 ZNE Doesn't Solve our MELs Addiction

5.0 Beyond California

  • 5.2 Consumers
  • 5.3 Builders: Embracing and Differentiating
    • 5.3.1 Company Profile: Meritage Homes
  • 5.4 Partnerships
    • 5.4.1 Project Profile: Mandalay Homes and sonnen
  • 5.5 Obstacles
    • 5.5.1 Low Energy Costs
    • 5.5.2 Incentives and Availability of Products and Support
    • 5.5.3 Budgets and Awareness
    • 5.5.4 Utilities and Municipalities

6.0 Trends to Watch

  • 6.1 Electrification and Factory Built
  • 6.2 ZNE Communities and Existing Buildings

7.0 Market Opportunities

  • 7.1 What Resonates with Home Buyers?
  • 7.2 After the Purchase: Willingness to Buy and Upgrade
  • 7.3 Smart Home Products

8.0 Implications and Recommendations

9.0 Appendix

  • 9.1 Glossary:
  • 9.2 Index
  • 9.3 Image Sources

List of Figures

  • Figure 1 Importance of Having an Energy Efficient Home
  • Figure 2 Graphic Definition of Zero Net Energy
  • Figure 3 The Process of Achieving a Zero Net Energy Home
  • Figure 5 California's Residential Electricity Use per Person
  • Figure 5 Impact of Building Standards on Home Energy Use
  • Figure 6 Daily Load Profile of Different Residential Customers
  • Figure 7 Load Profile of High Peak Usage with Battery Storage
  • Figure 8 Distributed Energy Familiarity, Perceived Value, and Affordability
  • Figure 9 Case Study of ZNE Multifamily Energy Use
  • Figure 10 California Energy Commission Residential Energy and Peak Load Forecasts 2013-2026
  • Figure 11 Energy Efficiency Consumer Segmentation
  • Figure 12 Average Monthly Electricity Bill
  • Figure 13 Planning and Partnerships for Advanced Energy Communities
  • Figure 14 Annual Spending Habits of Home Owners
  • Figure 15 Smart Home Device Ownership
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