Monthly Archives: November 2013

Title 24 And The Zero Net Energy Home Design By Stanford University

Generation Z, the first generation born in the 21st Century, will most likely buy a Zero Net Energy (ZNE) home as their first new home purchase. A ZNE home, and its promise of low or no monthly utility bills, aligns … Continue reading

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Financing Zero Net Energy Building Design

Zero Net Energy (ZNE) buildings are an emerging revenue growth mega-wave for the construction industry. The financing of ZNE investments through zero-down, fixed monthly payments should propel ZNE to the multi-billion dollar investment scale achieved by roof top residential solar. … Continue reading

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California Adopts Zero Net Energy Building Design Through Title 24

California is launching a tsunami of building code revisions in 2014 focused upon achieving Zero Net Energy (ZNE) residential and commercial buildings. In a ZNE building the annual energy consumption is equal to annual production of onsite renewable energy. Under … Continue reading

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California Title 24 Code Revisions And Zero Net Energy Buildings

Beginning in 2014 California is launching a tsunami wave of building code revisions. The new and revised codes will accelerate building designs that achieve “comprehensive building solutions.” The goal of comprehensive building design is to integrate smart technologies, energy efficiency … Continue reading

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