29 Aug '13, 7am

Net Zero Colorado Container Home Overlooks Spectacular Mountain Views

Net Zero Colorado Container Home Overlooks Spectacular Mountain Views

New buildings, developments and major renovations designed to meet fossil fuel, GHG-emitting, energy consumption performance standards of 60% below regional (or country) averages and medians for the building type. An equal amount of existing building area renovated annually to meet fossil fuel, GHG-emitting, energy consumption performance standards of 60% of the regional (or country) averages and medians for the building type. Fossil fuel reduction standards for new buildings and major renovations increased to: 70% in 2015, 80% in 2020, 90% in 2025, and then arbon-neutral in 2030 (operating with no fossil fuel GHG emitting energy). Targets can be achieved through implementation of innovative sustainable design strategies, generation of on-site renewable power, and/or through the purchase of (20% maximum) renewable energy.

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