Zero energy homes and buildings are so energy efficient that on-site rooftop solar can meet the buildings' annual energy needs.
Utah Clean Energy is advocating for programs and policies that help builders, developers, local governments and others make the transition to zero energy buildings powered with 100% renewable energy.
Habitat for Humanity of Summit & Wasatch Counties is building two of their newest homes so energy efficient that they achieve the U.S. Department of Energy’s “Zero Energy Ready Home” certification. Utah Clean Energy in …
“I’m the builder for Habitat for Humanity. I’ve built a lot of houses, but nothing like this net zero home. For the homeowner, it is going to be zero energy, so they are going to save money on energy bills, which means more income for things like groceries and healthcare.”