• The FIRST Midwest Getting to Zero Buildings List

    63 commercial buildings and “best practice” policies that show how zero energy buildings can become the norm.

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  • Join us for a webinar on Thursday, December 3

    Low-income communities are most at risk of being left behind as local jurisdictions pursue ambitious carbon reduction goals. Here presenters will share successful and affordable zero energy multifamily projects.

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  • Reduce Carbon in Existing Buildings and Put America Back to Work

    Read our latest blog by Kim Cheslak, Director of Codes and Policy.

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  • 2020 Getting to Zero Buildings List

    Trailblazing buildings have demonstrated that getting to zero energy is feasible in every climate, market sector, size, and building type across the U.S. and Canada.

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A note on COVID-19: Our hearts go out to the people and communities that are being directly impacted by the Coronavirus. We are working remotely to support the safety of our staff, family members and community. NBI efforts continue to make buildings better for people and the planet. NBI staff are available via email, phone, and other conferencing apps. Please support your local communities by heeding government and health care officials' calls for social distancing to protect the vulnerable. We look forward to joining you at events when conditions improve.
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