How net-zero buildings impact the grid

by Paul Lee, LEED and Sustainability Intern with Verdical Group. This blog was originally posted on GreenBiz.  Don’t miss the Pre-Forum Workshop, More than Zero: Building the Value of Zero Net Energy to the Grid and the Session Track: Integrating ZNE Buildings and...

What is California doing that we can learn from?

by Heather Flint-Chatto, NBI Project Manager This week NBI sent out a joint press release with the California Public Utilities Commission and California Energy Commission, announcing that the Golden State has hit a major milestone of over 100 verified and...

Wanted: NBI seeks zero energy and low-energy buildings

When you’re on the leading edge, sharing experiences and lessons learned with other trend setters creates a cycle of growing momentum. In the expanding market of high performance and zero energy buildings (ZEB), market-leading professionals now have a place showcase...

Zero net energy homes market poised for growth

by Stacey Hobart, New Buildings Institute The zero net energy (ZNE) homes market is just beginning to emerge, according to a recent report from Navigant Research called ZNE, Near-ZNE, and ZNE-Ready Homes: Market Drivers, Case Studies, and Forecast Data. Growth...

Doubling Energy Productivity by 2030

by John Galyen, President, Danfoss North America While energy efficiency remains at the forefront of trends impacting the HVAC/R industry, it’s not only efficiency that the industry – and country – needs to be thinking about. We also need to...