Achieving a successful zero energy home is not an easy task. If you are constructing a new home or reconstructing your current one there are many things you can do to increase the energy efficiency and achieve net-zero energy standards. It is important to say, that you do not have to be afraid of high […]
Comparing energy use in typical and net zero energy buildings. Typical – standard practice – house energy use: Zero energy house energy use: The conclusion of these charts is that in ZEH 57 % of energy use is under control of the occupant.
Net zero energy home technology to maximize residential energy savings. Please move curser over the illustration for more details: Source: www.nrel.gov
Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Data Books contain very interesting statistics related to construction of zero energy buildings, sustainability, building technologies, energy efficiency and consumption, statistics on renewable energy power and statistics and information that characterize the biomass industry. LINKS: Buildings energy data book Power Technologies Energy Data Book Biomass Energy Data Book
Renewable Electricity Technology Cost Trends Levelized cents/kWh in constant $2000 Biomass Energy Cost Geothermal Energy Cost Solar Energy Cost Solar Thermal Energy Cost Wind Energy Cost Green Technology Energy Cost overview Source: NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)