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Net-Zero Buildings

Although net-zero buildings have yet to scale to mass adoption, a new report hopes to inspire architects and developers to join the ranks of the most energy efficient buildings in the country.
Dec 15, 2014   The Architect's Newspaper
With anticipated rising global temperatures, the need to cool our homes will take a massive toll on our electrical grid, which a team of masters students aims to address with their new wall insulation.
Nov 11, 2014   Fast Co.Exist
Housing 120 units, the first net-zero energy transit-oriented development complex in South Sacramento will feature a rooftop farm and resident-run onsite bicycle repair.
Jul 30, 2014   Sacramento Bee
Lloyd Alter dismantles the aggrandizement of the new LPL Financial building being developed by Hines in La Jolla, California, which a recent press release touts as the "Largest Net-Zero Energy Commercial Office Building in U.S."
Jan 4, 2013   Treehugger
To find Oregon's first energy-neutral building, you'll have to venture 45 minutes outside progressive Portland to the Willamette Valley town of Newberg. There you'll find a first step in an effort to change our physical and cultural environments.
Jul 24, 2012   Fast Company
Jeffrey Spivak reports on the federal government's pioneering efforts in net-zero building design and construction.
Mar 12, 2012   Planning