It’s Time To Start Thinking About Net Zero Homes

Originally published by Earth911: An increasing number of cities, counties, and states around the U.S. are committed to reducing their greenhouse gas emissions and are implementing mandatory “zero” policies or codes regulating new construction, according to New Buildings Institute (NBI).

There is a reasonable path for homeowners who want to shift to renewable energy, efficient heating and cooling, and sustainably built homes. NBI also writes that “gradually switching from fossil fuels to clean super-efficient electric heating and hot water, known as building electrification, is the most realistic and least-cost pathway to buildings than run on clean energy.”

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