E. Windsor company claims CT’s first “net zero” commercial building

Published by Hartford Business Journal: The Blake Group, which sells boilers, pumps and other products to trades and industrial customers, said one of its East Windsor facilities is the first commercial building in Connecticut to be verified as a “zero energy” facility. The designation comes from the New Buildings Institute (NBI), an Oregon-based nonprofit that maintains a growing registry of such facilities, which are “ultra-low energy buildings that consume only as much power as is generated on-site through renewable energy resources over the course of a year.”

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