How building technologies contribute to net-zero energy design

May 03, 2011 |

Approaching new construction or renovation with the goal of attaining a net-zero energy balance calls for a combination of design strategies, products, materials, and whole systems that require Building Teams to be familiar with the wide spectrum of available technologies. To reach the goal of net-zero energy use, building owners and developers are going to have to take calculated risks, at times investing in newer products and systems that may not yet have an established track record of proven lifetime performance.

Chapter 3: How building technologies contribute to net-zero energy design

 

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