NBI’s Summer Newsletter

News includes: Ralph DiNola’s response to the U.S. leaving the Paris Climate Accord, federal preemption and how it hinders local energy codes, the water-energy nexus, and a new report on radiant systems.

Where We’ll be in Summer

Jim Edelson, Director of Codes & Policy, and Kevin Carbonnier, Project Analyst, will attend the 2017 National Energy Codes Conference, hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy in Pittsburgh, PA. Jim will co-present “What’s New in Codes?” on July 18...

Net Zero Energy is Dead, Long Live Zero Energy

Published by the Living Building Chronicle: The International Living Future Institute’s reboot of its Net Zero Energy program is more than a name change. It establishes NZE’s replacement — Zero Energy (ZE) Building Certification — as the standard for an...

NBI’s Spring Newsletter

News includes: list shows a doubling of ZNE projects, cities getting help to prioritize energy upgrades, lighting demand for indoor agriculture increasing, commemorating Earth Day, zero energy schools and training.

A New Standard for Net-Zero Leases in Boulder

Published by GreenBiz: In Boulder, CO a new net-zero energy (NZE) development project consists of two commercial buildings totaling roughly 100,000 square feet of professional office space and boasting a restaurant, coffee shop and community gathering flex space — all...

California Dreamin’ to ZNE Reality in the Golden State

Ralph DiNola, CEO, was moderator for the presentation “California Dreamin’ to ZNE Reality in the Golden State” with Andrew McAllister, California Energy Commission; Peter Turnbull, Pacific Gas & Electric Company and Kevin Bates, Sharp Development Company at GreenBuild 2016. In...