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...

Where We’ll be in October

October 14-17 Mark Frankel, Technical Director, will participate in the USDN Annual Conference in Denver, CO. Reilly Loveland, Project Manager, and Amy Cortese, Director of Programs, will be in Pasadena on October 29-30 for the Green California Schools Summit. The...

NBI Newsletter

Learn about smart building-to-grid integration, new resources, our Board of Directors, zero energy homes, how better buildings can limit climate change, Proposition 39 ZNE Schools Leadership Awards and more.

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

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 owner-occupied, are located on...

2018 ACEEE Summer Study Papers and Posters

NBI staff presented at the 2018 ACEEE Summer Study in several panels, including “Codes and Standards”, “Net Zero: Moving Beyond 1%”, and “Poster Display Presentations”. Their papers and posters are available here: Jim Edelson, Director of Codes & Policy, presented Taking...