Winning Entry in Race to Zero Design Competition Features Small-Duct, High-Velocity HVAC System
May 25, 2015
The winning entry in the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) 2015 Race to Zero Student Design Competition includes a HVAC system that is so efficient, it would generate only $282 in annual heating costs, and $38 for cooling.
The owners of the Green Idea House — Southern California’s first net-zero-energy, zero-combustion home — hosted a public dedication ceremony at the Hermosa Beach residence. The home is a case study for Southern California Edison’s Net Zero Energy Initiative.
Concordia University has announced the opening of its new Solar Simulator-Environmental Chamber, a unique laboratory that the university said will revolutionize solar energy applications and building standards.
The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) has announced the availability of the Advanced Energy Design Guide for K-12 School Buildings: Achieving 50% Energy Savings Toward a Net Zero Energy Building.
Some of us remember the surge in solar and other renewable technologies in the late 70s and early 80s, and how, when incentives gradually disappeared, the market seemed to go with it. What is the risk of history repeating itself?