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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

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,