Tag Archive: net-zero energy

Net Zero Schools Hard Hat Tour

Visit two Zero Net Energy (ZNE) Schools currently under construction in Baltimore City! Graceland Park/O’Donnell Heights ES/MS and Holabird ES/MS are both designed to be zero net energy with the help of a grant from the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) and when completed in 2020, will be the second and third ZNE schools in the

Montgomery County Energy Summit unveils resources and research

On February 18th, 170 attendees convened for the 2nd Annual Montgomery County Energy Summit. Hosted by the U.S. Green Building Council – National Capital Region, Montgomery County Branch, the event offered policy insights from Cliff Majersik from the Institute for Market Transformation, county initiatives and goals from Councilmember Roger Berliner, an update on benchmarking resources

Net-zero energy homes: Yesterday’s dream, today’s reality

The terms “energy independence”, “off-the-grid”, and “net-zero energy” tend to summon images of a rural setting where being off-the-grid simply fits the picture of remoteness and self-sufficiency. Today, however, that landscape is changing. Designers, architects, builders, and owners are savvier than ever in finding ways to provide energy services, such as light, thermal comfort, and electric plugs,