How First-Time Homeowners Can Create a Sustainable Home

August 23, 2021

As more alarming studies surrounding climate change come out, scientists are recommending that people take real action to prevent the disasters of global warming. A great way for individuals to […]

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How Urban Planners Integrate Alternative Energy Into Architecture

August 19, 2021

As global temperatures continue to rise and extreme weather events increase in frequency, the need for sustainable solutions has never been more apparent. Human activities are largely responsible for climate change, and […]

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Zero Energy Homes Are Great, But Let’s Make Them Better — Zero 2.0

August 2, 2021

By Joe Emerson and Bruce Sullivan    The Zero Energy Project is a strong advocate for and supporter of net zero homes (and buildings) and has been for more than […]

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How Builders Can Contribute to Zero-Energy Efforts

July 26, 2021

With so many energy efficient innovations underway in the field of construction, it’s now easier than ever for builders to contribute to zero-energy efforts. In fact, they must recognize the significance of […]

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3 Steps for Building Carbon Neutral Houses

July 19, 2021

The world has been focused for years on designing environmentally safe cars, but what about homes? We spend more of our lives in our houses than in our cars, especially […]

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Ann Arbor Passive House Utilizes Mitsubishi Electric

July 7, 2021

When building their new high-performance home in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Eric and Jo Ann faced the integral challenge of constructing a house that not only ensured energy efficiency but was able to do so in the region’s […]

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The Bunker House of Tofte, Minnesota.

June 11, 2021

*Adapted from a BASF case study . Located in Tofte, Minnesota, the Bunker House is a single-family high-performance home. This 3,120 sq. ft space was completed in August of 2020 and […]

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Bill Gates’ Path to Zero Carbon by 2050

May 12, 2021

*adapted from a Zero Energy Project article by Joe Emerson   In his new book, How to Avoid a Climate Disaster, Bill Gates identifies the need for the world to get to Zero Carbon […]

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Newly built home in Seattle goes beyond Net Zero

May 10, 2021

View in the Showcase of High Performance Homes *adapted from a Dwell Development LLC article. SEATTLE, WA (April 2021) – Residential developer, Dwell Development LLC, continues to push the envelope […]

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An examination of diversity in sustainable industries after Derek Chauvin’s conviction

April 30, 2021

Last week, former police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of murdering 46-year-old George Floyd in Minneapolis. After 11 months of unrest and apprehension following George Floyd’s tragic death, we breathe […]

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