Cozen O’Connor: Calif. Builders Strategize Ahead Of 2020 Solar Panel Rules

Calif. Builders Strategize Ahead Of 2020 Solar Panel Rules

Friday, January 11, 2019

David Shimkin, a member of the firm's Construction Law Group, was quoted in Law360's article, "Calif. Builders Strategize Ahead Of 2020 Solar Panel Rules." The day is fast approaching when the Golden State will begin requiring solar panels on new homes, and residential builders and their lawyers are grappling with the possibility of increased construction costs, questions surrounding installation on multifamily structures and potential marketing issues.  David believes when Jan. 1, 2020, rolls around, it may not even be necessary to market homes with solar panels. “This is not an option,” he said of solar panels on homes. “This is the law now.”

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