A Stanford University engineering professor who studies climate and air pollution has built a house perfect for him.
The two-story home is zero net energy, meaning it will produce as much energy as it consumes, reports Jacqueline Lee of the Bay Area News Group.
By 2020, the state will require that all new residential construction fit this criterion, writes Lee.
Mark Jacobson's home is the first constructed built on the Peninsula by BONE Structure, which uses patented light steel-frame building technology that allows for precision building. All Bone Structure homes come zero net energy ready.
Read the article to learn more about the home.