Nate Kipnis is the national co-chair of the 2030 Commitment to achieve carbon-neutral construction by the end of the decade.
The state’s efficiency utility is offering a bonus incentive in hopes of getting schools to schedule summer installations.
Utilities and efficiency advocates credit the state’s regulatory environment for a strong showing in a recent ranking.
The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax wants to finance upgrades to its sprawling, 1960s-era HVAC system.
The legislation is backed by state environmental groups and regulators but opposed by the real estate lobby.