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zHome Sets the Standard for Net Zero Communities in the US

zHome Sets the Standard for Net Zero Communities in the US

Net Zero Homes Made By Ichijo USA Surpassed Expectations Clean Technica, December 9, 2015. Image credit: z-home.org The first net zero energy townhouse complex in the US was built by Ichijo USA in a collaboration with the Port Blakely community and the City of  Issaquah. It met and even surpassed expectations, and some of the highlights are fascinating:

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Significant Energy Savings Without Spending a Lot of Money

D.C. couple on a tight budget tries for ‘net-zero’ power on fixer-upper home The Washington Post, July 16, 2015. Image credit: Antranias Patrick Hughes and Amy Sticklor began their do-it-yourself approach in fall 2013, shortly after purchasing their first home in Washington’s Atlas District. Instead of replacing big-ticket items such as the aging furnace and boiler

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