The New York Times asks five solar experts for the lessons learned from California’s goal of one million homes with solar roofs by 2018. Today only about 60,000 homes have solar panels, partly due to apathy. Costs are declining, but are still too high, so the state should invest in technology, not subsidies.
Architecture in recent years has been trying to combat the negative effects of construction on the atmosphere by leaning towards using more sustainable building and construction materials. Building high performance houses are one way that architects have been creating new buildings to reduce the energy used which is