Building Code Revision Launches In California Toward Zero Net Energy Buildings

Building Code Revision Launches In California Toward Zero Net Energy Buildings Article By: Bill Roth at Triple Pundit Starting in 2014, California is implementing a tsunami of building code revisions called Title 24. These revised building codes will move California’s residential and commercial buildings toward Zero Net Energy (ZNE). In a ZNE building, the annual energy consumption is equal to …

The 7 Trends Behind High-Performance Buildings

While we often focus on that ways in which high-performance buildings equate to energy savings and “green” buildings, the impacts are much more widespread. Such buildings offer other positive benefits to building owners, communities and the economy. They enhance work lifestyles, reduce operating/maintenance costs and focus in the longterm on the building lifecycle, according to the whitepaper, “The Drive for …