- New homes built after September 2020 and commercial buildings built after October 2022 must be equipped for solar panel installation.
- By October 2022, all new homes and commercial buildings must be wired for at least one electric vehicle charger.
- By October 2023, all new homes will be required by the Building Codes Division to be "zero-energy ready."
Senator Alan Olsen (R-Canby) objected to the new executive orders, arguing that they will increase the cost of housing in the state. Read more.