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.
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.
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.
Company Helps to Launch Housing Community with Optimum Energy Efficiency
February 5, 2015
Bosch has partnered with Taurus Investment Holdings, a Boston-based real estate development company, to equip a new 7,500 home master-planned net zero community outside Austin, Texas, with geothermal heat pumps, hot water systems, and Energy Star appliances.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced a new partnership between its Challenge Home program and Passive House Institute US (PHIUS) on a voluntary certification process for net zero-energy ready homes.