Achieving Ultra-low and Zero Energy Buildings and Portfolios in Providence Stakeholder Workshop
Event / September 20 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm / Zero Net Energy (ZNE)
This half-day workshop will provide the context of low and zero energy buildings including definitions and an overview of the national and regional status of the zero energy (ZE) market adoption and growth. Participants will review technologies, approaches, processes of…
Achieving Net-Zero Energy Buildings Workshop
Event / September 25 @ 8:00 am - 12:30 pm / Zero Net Energy (ZNE)
This free workshop in Washington, DC, will outline the processes, technologies, and approaches common in net-zero energy buildings and recommend steps to success from predesign through operations. Local case studies will highlight local buildings and lessons learned.
Making the Path to Zero Energy Buildings Well Worn Together
Post / February 28, 2018 / Zero Net Energy (ZNE)
When does a path become a road? Is it volume of travelers, difficulty of terrain or perhaps the need to arrive more rapidly at the destination to create the attention and resources needed to smooth out the path? For zero...
Educational Sector Leads on Zero Energy Buildings, but Lacks Retrofits
Post / January 29, 2018 / Zero Net Energy (ZNE)
New research by NBI looks at the reasons why existing schools don’t aim for zero. New Buildings Institute (NBI) recently released its Zero Energy* Buildings List with nearly 500 verified or emerging commercial buildings projects. Educational facilities continue to outpace...
Five Steps to Net Zero
Guideline / February 2, 2017 / Zero Net Energy (ZNE)
This guide is an introduction to how architects and engineers can help clients upgrade their existing buildings to be ZNE through a Deep Energy Retrofit combined with renewable energy sources. A Deep Energy Retrofit is an existing building retrofit that…
New award recognizes California leadership in zero net energy schools
News / November 7, 2016 / Zero Net Energy (ZNE)
Districts, projects, individuals honored for driving ZNE in new and existing projects California is leading the nation in the transformation of K-12 schools and community colleges to zero net energy (ZNE) performance. To honor early innovation and leadership in this...
The Path to Net Zero: A Shout Out to Building Operators
Like they don’t have enough to do already, facility managers and building operators are now working to manage both sides of the electrical meter. The evolution of buildings incorporating advanced systems, highly integrated controls and distributed generation (typically photovoltaics) is...
Deep Energy Retrofit: Getting to Zero Net Energy Capable
Webinar / June 2, 2016 / Zero Net Energy (ZNE)
Learn how to drive 30% or greater energy savings with National Grid and NBI . National Grid has partnered with NBI on an exciting three-part Deep Energy Retrofit webinar series. This is the third and final webinar of this series.