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Jan. 7, 2015: Revenue from Zero Energy Buildings to Total Nearly $4.6 Trillion from 2014-2035

Government Regulation Is Most Important Driver for This Market

While advances in energy efficient buildings are reducing the energy consumption of many new and existing structures, the spread of zero energy buildings, which generate as much energy over the course of a year as they use, is a primary indicator of aggressive approaches to mitigating the impacts of climate change in the built environment.


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Sept. 17, 2014: Zero Energy Building Revenue Expected to Exceed $1.4 Trillion Annually by 2035

Advances in Building Envelope Technology Are Helping to Drive the Market

Aiming to reduce energy costs and minimize the carbon footprint of their buildings, governments, corporations, and home builders are pursuing zero energy building (ZEB) solutions, notes Navigant Research. Worldwide revenue from ZEBs is forecast to grow from $629 million annually in 2014 to more than $1.4 trillion in 2035.


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NREL Hosts Zero-Energy Home Competition

Students Presented Their Designs to Juries of National Experts

The campus of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) played host to 28 teams of university students and building industry experts who converged at the lab for the Challenge Home Student Design Competition.


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Net-Zero Schools Lead the Green Pack

More Districts Utilizing High-Efficiency HVAC Equipment to Reach Energy Goals

Many schools are turning to highly efficient HVAC solutions for both new-build and retrofit projects, indicating that the once-novel concept of LEED-certified and zero-energy schools may soon become commonplace in school districts across the U.S.


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

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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