Category: Zero Net Energy

How to Build an Energy Efficient Home

In today’s day, the trend for building homes is less about how big I can get one, and rather, how energy efficient I can make my home. Small is beautiful for many people around the country when it comes to building a home. Younger generations are concerned about how much money they are spending on… Read more »

The Advantages of a Net-Zero Energy Home

Net-zero energy homes are becoming increasingly popular in the housing market lately, which is unsurprising with all of the green benefits they pose. Save the environment while simultaneously saving money Living in a net-zero energy home will help our currently crippling ecosystem. These structures will drastically reduce your greenhouse gas emissions and use renewable energy… Read more »

California Making Green Strides towards Net-Zero with Solar Panels

As we know, California has always been at the forefront of green energy. Our emission limits are now national industry standards, and innovation on the local level is often adopted by cities and municipalities everywhere. Perhaps nowhere is this momentum more apparent than in Sonoma County, where net-zero energy home construction is quickly becoming the… Read more »

Zero Net Energy: What Is the Initiative?

How many times do you turn the lights on in your house? How often do you turn the heat on in your home during the winter, or crank the A/C in the summer? Every time you click that thermostat to a higher temperature or turn your light switches on, you’re using energy. We’re not saying… Read more »