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TEAM ZERO Inventory Shows Robust Growth and Pipeline in Zero Energy Housing Market

February 1, 2021

February 1, 2021 – The residential Zero Energy (ZE) market continues to grow across the United States and Canada, according to the TEAM ZERO 2019-2020 Zero Energy Residential Buildings Inventory. The study, which shows significant increases in multifamily […]

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Healthy Indoor Air Quality in an All-Electric Family Home

April 12, 2021

During the renovation process of their all-electric home, Maureen Mahle and Steve Klocke researched the health impacts of cooking with gas in the house. Some of the common health risks include asthma, allergies, and other […]

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Mitsubishi Electric Heating and Air-Conditioning System Provides Comfort and Energy Efficiency in the Taylor High-Performance Home

April 9, 2021

Located in Austin, Texas, the Taylor High-Performance Home utilizes a Mitsubishi Electric heating and air-conditioning system to maximize comfort and energy efficiency. The Taylor family looked for a system that […]

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Sponsoring Team Zero Is Good Business

April 8, 2021

A report by Navigant Research shows that worldwide revenue from Zero Energy Buildings is expected to more than $1.4 trillion in 2035, most being in the US and Europe. This […]

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Zero Energy Ready Homes: What Does It Mean to Be “Future Ready”?

When you’re searching for a home, new doesn’t always mean new – even when you’re buying a home that was just built. Some new homes feature more energy efficient appliances and components […]

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Full Gut Rehabilitation for a 1924 Colonial Home

April 7, 2021

This 1924 Colonial Home in Norwalk, CT was in a state of complete disrepair before homeowners Maureen Mahle and Steve Klocke began a total gut rehabilitation of the house. They initiated the renovation process after the home was stripped […]

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All-Electric Home in Connecticut Shows Resiliency During Tropical Storm

March 30, 2021

Last year, homeowners Maureen Mahle and Steve Klocke completely renovated a 1924 Colonial home in South Norwalk, CT. Maureen and Steve implemented photovoltaics and battery storage in their all-electric home to maximize energy efficiency.  In August 2020, Hurricane Isaias caused severe damage […]

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How to Achieve Energy Efficiency and Affordability in Zero Energy Homes

March 23, 2021

*Adapted from: Zero Energy Project Extremely Energy Efficient Homes Here’s how you can start building and designing affordable Zero Energy homes while maximizing energy efficiency. These tips will help you utilize […]

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With Electric Cars Rolling, Washington Should Now Turn to Electric Homes

March 11, 2021

In his 2011 State of the Union address, President Barack Obama set a goal for the United States to become the first country to have 1 million electric vehicles on […]

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“Walk the Wok” in the Year of the Ox: An “Electric” Chinese New Year Cooking and Ventilation Celebration

February 19, 2021

This Chinese New Year, Chef Rachelle Boucher of Kitchens to Life shared her tips and tricks for using induction cooking to make traditional Chinese holiday dishes. Boucher has worked with So Fun, a chef who specializes […]

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