Three Reasons Zero Energy Buildings are Important

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Economically achievable: Completed projects have proven that a zero energy building can be designed within a typical construction budget using conventional materials, equipment, and tradespeople.

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Prioritize efficiency: Successful zero energy projects reduce energy use before adding renewables.

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Better outcomes: A zero energy building can be more comfortable for occupants, is reliable and affordable to operate, better for the environment, and can instill widespread community pride.

 
 

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Photo courtesy VCBO Architecture

Photo courtesy VCBO Architecture

Banner Photo Courtesy VCBO Architecture, photography by Dana Sohm