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...

NBI is Seeking a Project Analyst

NBI is seeking a Project Analyst. The position requires a motivated, self-starter with strong organizational, technical and analytical capabilities. While Project Analysts may work in any of NBI’s three program areas (Zero Energy Leadership and Market Development, Building and Program...

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...

RESTalk Interview with Eric Makela

Eric Makela, Associate Director, takes us on a journey through energy codes in a RESTalk interview. Learn how HERS raters influence the development of the IECC and more. Eric is the perfect tour guide, as he has spent the last...

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...

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.