ACTION ALERT: Urge your Senator to OPPOSE ESHB 1770 (net-zero buildings).
Contact your State Senators now and urge them to vote NO on ESHB 1770. Click here to access our easy-to-use system to email our pre-drafted letter to your State Senator today!
Engrossed Substitute House Bill 1770 would require residential and nonresidential construction to achieve a reduction of least 70 percent in annual net-energy consumption under the residential and nonresidential energy codes that area adopted by the Council by December 1, 2031, using the adopted 2006 code as a baseline. Further, all new buildings must be net-zero ready, including a reduction of at least 80 percent in annual net-energy consumption using the adopted 2006 code as a baseline. These buildings must also include wiring for electrical raceways and designated space for solar equipment for photovoltaic panel installation under the residential and nonresidential state energy codes that are adopted by the Council by December 1, 2034. Read more on 1770 here.
Click here today to access our easy-to-use system to email our pre-drafted letter to your State Senator, as this bill could be brought to the Senate floor for a vote at any time. If you have any questions, email Jerry VanderWood.