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Earn energy credits instead of paying a utility bill. Breathe fresh air 24/7. Combat climate change. And enjoy a durable home designed to withstand the test of time.  Sounds like the life, right?  Anyone has an incentive to live in a net zero home. Benefits abound. And since zero energy home builders have been making

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A zero energy ready home produces as much energy as it consumes. This leaves residents with a net zero energy bill.  Sounds quite nice, right?  The zero energy concept stems from energy-efficient building designs. Back in the 1970s, when energy efficiency became a greater concern, it was hard to imagine net zero homes were possible.

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HERS Index

The Home Energy Rating System (HERS) Index is a nationally-recognized system for inspecting and calculating a home’s energy performance. The Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET) created the HERS Index and continues to maintain it. As a homeowner or a potential homebuyer, you should know what the HERS Index is and what a HERS score can

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