29 Jun '16, 4pm

Retrofitted net-zero energy home in Washington produces double the power it needs

Retrofitted net-zero energy home in Washington produces double the power it needs

You don't need to build a new house to "go green". The Birchwood home by Sustainable Connections is the first home in Whatcom County, Washington to receive Net-Zero Energy certification , and it was a retrofit. Jeff and Annie Aslan optimized the energy performance of an existing home, installing sufficient solar power to produce twice as much energy as they use.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/retrofitted-net-zero-home-in-washing...

Tweets

Scotland aims to lead the way on local green energy innovation

Scotland aims to lead the way on local green en...

energysavingtrust.org.uk 30 Jun '16, 9am

• Local renewable energy sources the aim of ambitious funding scheme • Tailored projects tackle local issues • Fuel povert...

Advancing Net Zero Worldwide: Green Building Councils Worldwide to Develop Net Zero Certifications Architectu...

Advancing Net Zero Worldwide: Green Building Co...

architecture2030.org 01 Jul '16, 8pm

Green Building Councils Worldwide to Develop Net Zero Certifications Architecture 2030 joins WorldGBC as the lead partner ...

How consumers really feel about energy-efficien...

ecobuildingpulse.com 29 Jun '16, 6pm

Energy efficiency has gained traction with homeowners in recent years, and no prominent builder wants to miss the boat. En...

Chic net-zero energy home in Arizona takes the ...

inhabitat.com 07 Jul '16, 2pm

The Loma Linda 2 single-family home mimics its neighbor with the same rusted-metal gates, which keep direct sunlight at ba...

Interested in a Net Zero Home, check out these ...

ecobuildingpulse.com 08 Jul '16, 7pm

Offering both beauty and brains, these designs come from the Energy Saver Plus Collection, which features plans that boast...

Duke Smart Home readies for year of innovation:

ecobuildingpulse.com 27 Jun '16, 1pm

Image courtesy of Duke Photography The Duke Smart Home program, which includes the Home Depot Smart Home, a live-in resear...

...Keep Calm & Pretend it's not Monday Morning ;-) #Apocalyptic

...Keep Calm & Pretend it's not Monday Morning ...

inhabitat.com 04 Jul '16, 5am

Residential rings will provide housing for surviving humans during the chaos. The circular layout is designed to encourage...

Portable smartflower POP solar system produces 40% more energy

Portable smartflower POP solar system produces ...

inhabitat.com 05 Jul '16, 2pm

In addition to all of smartflower POP’s unique abilities, the system also comes in a variety of fashionable colors and is ...

Sustainable Women Series: Setting a National Ne...

renewableenergyworld.com 11 Jul '16, 7pm

Renewable Energy World (North America Edition)

Tips to green your home garden

greenhomeguide.com 02 Jul '16, 10pm

With summer's arrival, the sunshine and warm weather provide the perfect opportunity to spend some time maintaining your h...

Have you considered solar power for your home, ...

greenhomeguide.com 23 Jun '16, 6pm

Once you decide that you want to install solar power at your home—and there are many compelling reasons to do so—you then ...

Modular 474 sq. ft. Treehouse Riga can expand to fit growing needs

Modular 474 sq. ft. Treehouse Riga can expand t...

treehugger.com 27 Jun '16, 7pm

There are several good things going for modular housing: for starters, there's less waste compared to the conventional bui...

@sharethis

worldgbc.org 30 Jun '16, 8pm

WorldGBC launches groundbreaking project to ensure all buildings are “net zero” by 2050 June 28, 2016 at 1:01 AM The World...