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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home PV-Ready and Solar Hot Water-Ready Checklists

Renewable energy is an important part of the path to zero energy homes. The PV-Ready and Solar Hot Water-Ready checklists below provide links to guides that provide installation instructions for each measure included in the checklists. The PV-Ready Checklist is mandatory for qualifying homes in climates with significant solar insolation; this checklist references the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Renewable Energy Ready Home Solar Photovoltaic Specification Guide. The solar-hot water checklist is no longer mandatory but builders are encouraged to meet it.