13 Aug '16, 2pm

Great article by Josh Radoff highlighting two NZE projects in Colorado!

A few years ago, the chances that a new building project would pursue net-zero-energy (NZE) use were pretty slim. But in the last year or so, the concept of NZE has rapidly matured, and more and more projects are using it as a goal. So, what made this possible? And should you be considering NZE for your next project? To start with, ever-more-efficient building codes, more affordable glazing products, the emergence of LED lighting, and the availability of cheap solar have all combined to make NZE very attainable for certain types of projects. NZE has also started to become a formal goal by building programs and codes, notably by California, which has a formal NZE goal for all new residential buildings by 2020, and all commercial buildings by 2030. We’ve also had the benefits of recent projects that show us opportunities and constraints, such as NREL’s Research Support Facil...

Full article: https://www.buildinggreen.com/blog/net-zero-energy-achiev...

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