zero energy buildings

How Will Future Climate Impact The Design & Performance Of Nearly Zero Energy Buildings (NZEBs)?

Courtesy of Science Direct, via co-author Danny Parker By D.D’Agostinoa, D.Parkerb, I.Epifanic, D.Crawleyd, L.Lawriee Highlights Climate change impact is studied in baseline and NZEBs in different climates. Different weather datasets and a climate change scenario are simulated. Future heating loads decrease by 38%–57%, cooling increase by +99%–380%. Energy efficiency measures to … [continued]

Energy Efficiency Goals Transforming Building Industry (+ Energy Efficiency & ‘Other’ News Roundup)

  Some top energy efficiency news from around the interwebs (other than our own energy efficiency coverage): Energy Efficiency News Aggressive Energy Efficiency Goals Are Transforming the Building Industry, According to Pike Research Despite significant growth and much publicity, the green construction and technology market still accounts for only a … [continued]