February 23, 2022

Solar Panels Shine in Hail and Hurricane

Since they are made of glass and sit on rooftops - you would think solar panels would be the first to get damaged in high wind and hail. Check out the real story!

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February 23, 2022

How To Pay for Energy-Efficient Renovations? On-Bill Payment Can Help.

Can "On-Bill Financing" Help You Renovate to Zero? Find out how homeowners, including those with low incomes, and renters can save money while making their residence more energy efficient.

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February 23, 2022

High Performance Home Valuation — The Process Matters!

What is the value of a green home? Learn three easy steps to ensure your energy efficient home is properly priced. -- By Craig Foley

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January 14, 2022

My Net Zero Home Got Me Through a Wisconsin Winter — Here’s What I Learned

When Amber Westerman Set Out to Build a Net-Zero House, She Knew the Design Had to be Small and Smart.

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January 14, 2022

Energy Math

Solving the Math Challenges on the Way to a Clean Energy Future

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January 14, 2022

Net-Zero vs Passive House: What are the Similarities and Differences?

Hint: The Answer Goes Beyond Green Building Buzz Words

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January 13, 2022

Redefining Healthy Homes in the Age of Climate Disruption

Climate Disruption Calls for a New Concept of Healthy Zero Energy Homes

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January 13, 2022

Builder Training & Consumer Demand Are Key To Getting to Zero

Together we are  building demand for zero energy homes by arming consumers and professionals with resources to plan their own path to zero

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December 8, 2021

Interior Design Ideas for Living Big in Small Spaces

Because they are affordable, small homes are attractive to many younger homebuyers as well as retirees who are downsizing. Small homes are also more energy efficient. Whether you’re in a new smaller zero energy home or an existing small home, these interior design tips will help you live big in a smaller space.

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December 7, 2021

Low-Cost, High-Value Opportunities to Reduce Embodied Carbon in Buildings

The top building material categories that account for most embodied carbon in home construction include concrete, rebar, insulation, glazing, and finishes. There are proven low-embodied-carbon solutions that can be broken down into three main categories: whole-building design, one-for-one material substitution, and specification. In general, whole-building design solutions can drive the greatest embodied carbon savings along with following low-embodied-carbon best practices throughout the building design and construction process.

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December 6, 2021

The 2021 EEBA Team Zero Inventory of Zero Energy Homes Is Now Underway

The Inventory of Zero Energy Homes is the definitive metric of market growth in this housing sector. Now is the time to add your new project to the database or update your current listing.

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December 2, 2021

Radical Change Takes Radical Cooperation

Times of world-wide crisis call for radical cooperation. Given the magnitude of the climate crisis, the potential devastation of its effects, and the inability of central governments to manage the crisis, it is up to local governments, non-profit organizations and citizens to move the world on the path to zero carbon. EEBA, Team Zero, and Zero Energy Project are joining hands to build a citizens’ movement for zero carbon. Please join us on this exciting path!

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