Tag: net zero

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Solar PV On A Frog, In A Manner Of Speaking

What do you get when you put solar photovoltaics on a smart frog? That’s what scientists in Hawaii are trying to find out. The Hawaii Natural Energy Institute is studying different solar technologies installed on school buildings from Project Frog,… Read More
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Zero Net Energy Building Movement Is Taking Off

Zero net energy, once a wild-eyed, seemingly unattainable vision, isn’t exactly mainstream, but the concept is definitely taking root in North America: A new report says the number of buildings either at or reaching for the standard has more than… Read More
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Net Zero At Unprecedented Scale On Illinois Campus

Net zero isn’t new, but it remains very ambitious. And at this scale? Unheard of. We’re talking about the new Electrical and Computer Engineering building at the University of Illinois. This is a 230,000-square-foot project on the Urbana-Champaign, Ill., campus,… Read More
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West Point Eager To Power Toward Net Zero

Two and a half years ago, the Army began a process aimed at delivering it six net zero pilot installation, part of a wider U.S. military initiative to make its outposts and operations more energy secure. Now one of the… Read More

Net-Zero Duplex Makes A Concrete Statement

When they started the project, a solidly sustainable dwelling was the goal. Then the builders of a Habitat for Humanity duplex in Edmonton, Alberta, realized they had a shot at net zero – so they went for it. And here’s… Read More