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As zero energy home builders, we talk a lot about home energy efficiency.  But how do you know if a property is energy-efficient or not?  Sure, solar panels and LED lighting reduce energy consumption. You certainly want those elements. But air leakage from low-grade windows and drywall could decrease home energy efficiency. And that’s not

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The US has roughly 5,000 net zero homes on the market, according to the Net-Zero Energy Coalition. Given current policy trends and growing consumer demand, experts estimate the number of green homes will skyrocket in the coming years, provided costs come down.  As a zero energy home builder, we aim to take renewable energy homes

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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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More and more consumers are turning to solar panels to power their homes. Renewable solar energy has become a cost-effective way to reduce monthly utility costs, while also benefiting the environment. But it’s no secret that solar panels don’t produce electricity when the sun goes down. So how do homeowners power their homes after the

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SolarMyths

Solar technology is now a viable consumer option for powering your home. Whether you are a homeowner who wants to install solar panels on your home, or you are looking to purchase a home with existing solar technology, you should familiarize yourself with the facts. There are many myths surrounding solar technology. Many of these

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