Where we’ll be in August

Join NBI staff at the 2018 ACEEE Summer Study in Pacific Grove, CA as they participate in the following panels: Panel 5 “Codes and Standards”, Panel 10 “Net Zero: Moving Beyond 1%”, and Panel 14 “Poster Display Presentations”. Panel 5—Codes...

2017 Zero Energy Residential Study Released

Annual growth in building starts of net-zero energy homes in 2017 has reached 70%–more than doubling year-over-year performance. The latest data appears in the 2017 Zero Energy Residential Study just published by the Net Zero Energy Coalition. The Rockefeller Brothers...

Zero-Net-Energy Benefits in Commercial Construction

Published in New Horizon Construction Services Blog: The trend towards increasing energy efficiency in commercial buildings has resulted in a substantial reduction of carbon emissions, a major contributor of air pollution cities nationwide. The number of ZNE buildings increased by...

Making Multi Tenant Net Zero Work in Colorado

Published by Urban Land: A 100,000-square-foot (9,300 sq m) project in an emerging transit district in Boulder, Colorado, is making the business case for net-zero-energy (NZE) multi tenant leased office buildings. The case includes lower operating costs, higher profits, reduced...

GreenBiz 350 Podcast, Episode 119

Published in GreenBiz: According to a new report by the industry association New Buildings Institute (NBI), there are nearly 500 verified and emerging zero-energy (ZE) buildings across the United States and Canada — a massive 700 percent increase since the...

Huge Growth in Net-Zero Energy Buildings

Published by FacilitiesNet: For many in the buildings industry, net-zero energy still represents more a pie-in-the-sky idea than a tangible reality. But, though they still represent a very small percentage of buildings, growing evidence suggests that they’re becoming more and...