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Builder Offers 10-Year Net-Zero Energy Guarantee

Amaris Homes goes right to work saving energy and cutting waste with its Afton, Minn., project. Few builders are bold ...
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Zero-Energy Homes Attain Cost Parity

The Rocky Mountain Institute's report on the economics of zero-energy homes offers new insights on the economic viability of net-zero ...
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Prepping for the Zero Energy Home Future

Check out these resources to stay educated as the march toward net zero houses quickens. While only two U.S. states ...
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Should Solar Generation Trump Energy Conservation?

When the solar versus strong building codes discussion comes up, there are often suggestions to allow for a larger PV ...
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Precast Concrete Foundation Helps Get To Net Zero

This Old House spec'd a precast concrete foundation for a net-zero energy house in Rhode Island. A precast concrete Superior ...
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How to Sell Energy-Efficient New Homes Over Resales

Differentiating between the purchase price and ownership costs is key to promoting high-performance new homes. In this age of technology, ...
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