October 5, 2018

Make Walking and Biking Part of Your Zero Energy Lifestyle

Location is one of the first decisions made about a new home purchase, and it is one of the most consequential. While it may not occur to you that location affects energy efficiency… it does!

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February 19, 2018

Golden Real Estate, Inc Promoting and Modeling Environmental Responsibility

Jim Smith, of Golden Real Estate, does more than sell energy efficient homes. He has demonstrated his commitment to clean energy practices in his real estate business by transforming his office building into a positive energy showcase. And he’s not done yet.

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August 2, 2015

Speaking of Zero: No to “Net-“, Yes to “Ready”

A Note From Sam Rashkin: You can‘t start a movement if no one can agree on a name. Is it a Net-Zero Energy Home, a Zero Net-Energy Home, a Zero Energy Home, or a Zero Energy Ready Home? The first key question we need to ask is; why use the word ‘Net’ to modify the […]

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June 22, 2015

Tesla’s Powerwall

Can this new home battery be a game changer for sustainable energy? In April 2015, Elon Musk’s Tesla revealed their latest project, which has the potential to transform the way we store and use energy in our homes. The Tesla Powerwall is a sleek home battery that is charged from electricity generated from solar panels, or […]

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October 7, 2014

City of Lancaster, CA Strives to Become A Net Zero Community

Mayor Rex Parris at the NetZero Energy Conference Rex Parris, Mayor of Lancaster, California is leading the charge for Lancaster to become the first net-zero city in the world, starting with a mandate that every new single-family home constructed in the city has solar energy. Our ultimate goal is to become the first net-zero city […]

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