Articles Tagged with ''net zero''

April 22, 2013: California Net-Zero-Energy, Zero-Combustion Home Dedicated

April 22, 2013
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.

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Concordia University Launches Solar Simulator-Environmental Chamber

February 6, 2012
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.

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Nov. 10, 2011: New Design Guide Shows How Schools Can Achieve 50 Percent Energy Savings

November 10, 2011
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.

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85 Years of Leadership: HVAC Changes Shades of Green

September 19, 2011
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?

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ASHRAE Seeks to Define an Energy Use Metric

August 29, 2011
ASHRAE is working to define one metric to move the building industry toward producing net-zero energy buildings by 2030.
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Home Reaches Net Zero

August 29, 2011
Sara and Gareth Ross contacted Coldham & Hartman Architects, a firm that makes “ecologically intelligent design” a focal point of its efforts.

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