HOUSES THAT REQUIRE LITTLE OR NO ENERGY

HOUSES THAT REQUIRE LITTLE OR NO ENERGY

Imagine a house that requires little or no energy. Most houses need a variety of energy sources to operate: for example, electricity to run the lights, hot water heater, stove, microwave, toasters, washer and dryer, television, phones, stereo, computers, hair drier...
Passive house explained

Passive house explained

Passive House is the world’s most stringent energy standard. It incorporates building science-based strategies to minimize the use of energy while maximizing comfort and quality of life. Built to these standards, a building can use 10% of the energy of one built to...
List of Current Energy and Green Rating Systems

List of Current Energy and Green Rating Systems

Buildings are responsible for a little over 40% of global greenhouse gas emissions. There has been a great deal of progress made over the last 30 years to reverse the construction sector’s negative impact on the environment, and create buildings that are...