California Leads In Net-Zero Homes As Costs Drop

Published by CleanTechnica: Half a dozen California cities are hosting enough net-zero homes to place the state in first place nationally among other states like Arizona where the net-zero trend is catching on rapidly, both among legislators and among leading...

Getting to Zero—Taking Action on Carbon

Published in Laboratory Equipment: Architecture 2030 estimates an addition of 2.5 trillion square feet of buildings to the planet by 2060, equivalent to building another New York City every 34 days—heightening the sense of urgency for designers to focus on...

Radiating Efficiency

Published by Net Zero Buildings (page 12): Because of the drive for optimized energy efficiency, design teams need to look at alternative HVAC methods in order to meet energy goals. A recent NBI report on radiant heating and cooling in...

Zero Net Energy Awards For California Schools

Published by Facility Executive: Five exemplary individuals, school districts, and school projects have been honored with with ZNE School Leadership Awards for innovation and leadership in driving a new zero net energy (ZNE) standard for school environments in California. ZNE...

Aiming For Zero Energy In Existing Buildings

Published by Facility Executive and written by Senior Project Manager, Alexi Miller: As the extreme weather impacts of a changing climate become more urgent, cities and states are racing to put in place strategies that will reduce carbon emissions, including...

Tips to Move Your Building Toward Net Zero

Published in BUILDINGS: Net zero buildings are becoming the standard for the future. In late August 2018, mayors from 19 cities around the world signed the Net Zero Carbon Buildings Declaration from the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group. The declaration...

Zeroing In

Published by Civil Engineering: Across the United States, primary and secondary school buildings are leading the way in the zero-energy movement, in which structures are designed to generate at least as much energy as they use. They tend to be...