In lieu of a longer post today, I thought I’d provide links to examples of some of the amazing homes people are building today to achieve zero net energy:
- The Truro house, designed by ZeroEnergy Design in New England and built by Silvio and Silvio. Hat tip to commenter Adam Prince for this link.
- The Cannon Beach house, built by Nathan Good, architect, and Rich Elstrom Construction. I saw this house first in Fine Homebuilding special edition on green housing. Fine Homebuilding, and the Taunton site in general, has a huge amount of information on green building.
- Amory Lovins’ house and office.
- Vermont’s “Most Efficient House” also from Fine Homebuilding.
- These German houses, using passive heating, are not quite zero energy, but they definitely reduce the “Energy Demand” side of the equation significantly