How to Get to Zero

These eight steps provide a pathway to achieve zero energy schools:

  1. Needs assessment
  2. Engage stakeholders
  3. Establish a procurement process
  4. Select the right team
  5. Design to meet educational & energy needs
  6. Construct & commission
  7. Engage occupants & evaluate success
  8. Replicate the zero energy process
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