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May 9, 2014: Whirlpool Corp., Purdue University Partner to Renew Home as Net-Zero

Off-Campus House to be Transformed into a Net-Zero Energy, Water, and Waste Structure
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An energy-inefficient, late 1920’s vintage bungalow in West Lafayette, Indiana, will become a living laboratory for resource-efficient remodeling and net zero research thanks to a combined effort by the Whirlpool Corp. and Purdue University.


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May 8, 2014: Seattle’s Bullitt Center Exceeds Energy Saving Goals in First Year of Operation

It Used 75 Percent Less Energy Than a New Building That Meets Seattle’s Energy Code
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Upon its first birthday, the Bullitt Center in Seattle announced that it has significantly exceeded its energy performance goals, even when accounting for growing occupancy over its first 12 months of operation.


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Dec. 23, 2013: Energy and Sustainability Industry Conference Set for February

Conference Will Discuss Renewable Energy, Developing Net Zero and Positive Energy Buildings
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AGRION is hosting its second annual Energy & Sustainability Summit in New York City on Feb. 5-6, 2014 at the Metropolitan Pavilion. Dubbed Disrupt 100+, it will bring together leaders in energy, infrastructure, and sustainability.


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Dec. 16, 2013: ASHRAE Announces Technology Award Recipients

First Place Awards Will Be Presented at ASHRAE 2014 Winter Conference
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ASHRAE has announced that a net zero facility, a historic building, a cheese factory, a residence, a college building, and an agriscience farm are being recognized with ASHRAE Technology Awards. These awards recognize outstanding achievements by members in the application of innovative building design.


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Walgreens Debuts Nation’s First Net Zero Energy Retail Store in Evanston, Ill.

Walgreens Plans to Generate Electricity and Reduce Energy Usage in the Store by More Than 50 Percent
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With its solar panels, wind turbines, and a geothermal system, Walgreens celebrated the official opening of what is believed to be the nation’s first net zero energy retail store, anticipated to produce energy equal to or greater than it consumes.


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Aug. 14, 2013: First Net-Zero Home Unveiled in Cold, Dry Climate

The Zero Home Is Designed to Eliminate Homeowner’s Energy Bills
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Vivint and Garbett Homes have announced what they say is the first affordable, climate 5 net-zero home to achieve a Home Energy Rating System (HERS) rating of 0. Located in Herriman, Utah, this non-custom, self-sufficient, solar-powered home, called The Zero Home, can generate as much energy as it consumes.


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Net Zero Energy Bullitt Center Celebrates Grand Opening

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Seattle's Bullitt Center, designed to become the world’s largest functioning, commercial Living Building — a facility certified to an international sustainable performance standard — is inviting the community to celebrate Earth Day with an grand opening event on April 22, 2013, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.


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March 25, 2013: Walgreens Sets Goal to Build Nation’s First Net Zero Energy Retail Store

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Walgreens has announced plans to build what the company believes will be the nation’s first net zero energy retail store, which engineers predict will produce energy equal to or greater than it consumes. 


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New San Francisco 49ers Stadium to Use Solar to Achieve LEED, Net Zero

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NRG will help the new Santa Clara Stadium become the first professional football stadium to open with Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification and the first professional sports venue to achieve net zero energy performance in California during 49ers home games.


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July 26, 2012: Technology, Cost Decreases Expected to Fuel Spread of Net Zero Energy Buildings

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Many of the technologies needed to deliver zero energy buildings have already been developed. According to a report from Pike Research, over the next few decades, cost decreases in existing technologies and innovation in emerging technologies, driven by government regulations, will help make zero energy building more attainable.


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