The Continuing Evolution of Zero Energy Buildings

DeBaillie, Lee
October 2013
Sustainability: The Journal of Record;Oct2013, Vol. 6 Issue 5, p241
In this article, the author discusses the concept and evolution of Zero Energy Buildings in the U.S. which is a combination of both energy consumption reduction and renewable energy production. He explains how the concept affects the economic tension between renewable energy production and energy reduction. The author also discusses the absolute and self-referencing metric provided by the concept in measuring sustainable energy progress.


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