31 Aug '15, 3pm

#Home #Energy [Blog] Net Zero Energy Buildings: Passive House + Renewables—a new eBook from NAPHN

Another really hot summer is winding down, with dramatic forest fires capping off a fourth year of drought in the West. Across North America, the growing numbers of net zero energy and Passive House buildings reflect a rising concern with climate change. As Net Zero Energy Buildings: Passive House + Renewables —a new, free e-book—demonstrates, Passive House is an ideal way to reach net zero. The international Passive House Standard makes extremely comfortable, durable, healthy, and affordable buildings in a growing array of shapes and uses. To provide inspiration, Net Zero Energy Buildings: Passive House + Renewables features a wide range of North American Passive House buildings, from homes to apartments, schools, and even a dental clinic. All use very little energy. By optimizing and lowering energy demand, these buildings become the most sensible net zero candidates. Ma...

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