05 Aug '13, 5pm

Zero Home is first Net-Zero certified home in Utah

Zero Home is first Net-Zero certified home in Utah

Over at tech site tech hive , they are calling a house in Utah "America's most energy-efficient home." They are really excited about it (they have sent me six press releases), for good reason; it is an interesting house. The builder, Garbett Homes, teamed up with Vivint, a home automation company, to build what could pass as a typical suburban home. “Utah is not a tree-hugger state,” said Garbett Homes marketing director Rene Oehlerking. “Everyone wants to go green, but no one wants to pay to go green. We’re a small builder, but we’re not a custom builder. Our business model is to build production homes.” It's not crazy expensive either. The Zero Home defies the home-of-the-future stereotype of being too impractical for large-scale implementation: “This home is designed to be replicated on a mass basis,” said Oehlerking. “It costs about $150 per square foot to build a home...

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