Builds on existing efforts to increase sustainability and energy security for major logistics base
November 21, 2016
Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) has awarded a $170 million, 23-year energy savings performance contract to Constellation, a subsidiary of Exelon Corp., for an energy conservation and distributed generation project at Marine Corps Logistics Base (MCLB) in Albany, Georgia.
Europe and Asia Pacific are also expected to see considerable market growth over the forecast period
August 30, 2016
Although still emerging, the market for zero net energy homes (ZNEHs) is expected to be led by new construction in North America, notes Navigant Research. Other countries in select regions, such as Europe and Asia-Pacific, are also beginning to follow suit.
Features Lennox HVAC equipment, Rinnai tankless water heater
June 24, 2016
PulteGroup Inc. announced it has completed construction of its zero net energy (ZNE) home prototype in Northern California. The new Pulte home, which is designed to generate as much energy as it uses, will be monitored for 12 months to evaluate its performance and identify opportunities for future enhancements.
Answers question of how energy efficient buildings can become if first cost is not considered
May 13, 2016
Application of 30 specific energy savings measures across all building types and climate zones resulted in cutting energy use by nearly half, according to results of newly approved research funded by ASHRAE.
Bay Area home will help guide company’s future green building strategies
March 28, 2016
PulteGroup Inc. has announced production of a zero net energy (ZNE) home prototype in northern California, becoming the largest builder to participate in a pilot aimed at building new homes to achieve maximum energy efficiency and utility grid load reduction.
MassNZ developed to be a hands-on research and educational resource
March 21, 2016
The Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center (MGHPCC), its member universities, and the city of Holyoke, Massachusetts, have announced the launch of the Mass Net Zero Data Center (MassNZ), an experimental, solar-powered, micro data center that is the first of its kind in New England.
While North America leads, the zero net energy homes market is gaining momentum in Europe and Asia Pacific
January 8, 2016
As residential building codes call for greater energy efficiency, and the use of onsite generation for grid load management becomes more valuable, the market for zero net energy homes (ZNEHs) is emerging, says Navigant Research.
Focusing on only one can come at the cost of the other
September 7, 2015
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) says you can breathe easy in its net-zero energy house. After 15 months of monitoring, researchers report that even with its airtight construction, IAQ in the two-story home that serves as a laboratory is better than the IAQ in new, conventionally built houses.
The renovation of the home utilizes such elements as solar and prefabricated panels and is designed to be executed quickly
July 6, 2015
A Netherlands-based consortium called Energiesprong brokered a deal between affordable housing associations and builders to retrofit 111,000 homes in the Netherlands to net zero energy levels. Net zero energy means that, on an annual basis, a home does not consume more energy than it produces.