net zero energy building

Net-Zero Energy Buildings Are Becoming More of A Reality Thanks To These Innovative Materials

Zero-energy homes and buildings are making waves for their ingenuity and financial benefits. A zero-energy building is a building that combines renewable energy with energy-efficiency so the building uses only as much energy as it creates. While this might seem far-fetched, new materials and techniques are emerging daily to make this dream a reality.  How […]

First Zero Energy School About To Be In Session

Earlier this year I shared the good news that Richardsville Elementary School was working towards becoming the first net-zero energy public school. As you can imagine, that is quite an undertaking and will be quite an accomplishment when it opens. Well… good news would have it, construction is nearing completion and Richardsville Elementary is on […]

First Net-Zero Energy Public School Set to Open This Year

With more people becoming aware of their actual impact on the environment, we have begun to see major strides being taken by individuals, businesses, buildings and even governments to lower their environmental footprint. One of the ways to do that is net-zero energy buildings. It’s not just about “going green” or getting LEED certification anymore […]