One of the most cutting-edge trends in sustainable construction is net-zero energy building. Simply put, net-zero buildings produce as much energy as they use, thanks to a host of environmentally friendly features — and high among them is solar power.
The largest net-zero commercial property in the United States, the 415,000-square-foot, 13-story La Jolla Commons, is currently under construction in San Diego. But there are a handful of net-zero properties either built or in the planning stages in the Los Angeles area. Among them: