Zero Net Energy Homes


Marc Rosenbaum’s ‘Zero Net Energy Homes’ has helped students produce more than 200 zero net energy home designs since 2011, many of which have been built. We write regularly on this increasingly popular topic.

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Leaders in High Performance Building: Best Green Energy Efficient Custom Home of 2015

At HeatSpring, we celebrate innovative builders and designers who work to improve the overall quality and performance of public and residential buildings…
Our Leaders in High Performance Building Giveaway was created for those who have helped plan, design, construct, and/or operate a high performance building. Entrants could submit a photo of their high performance project(s).* The photo could show the entire high performance building or […]

Leaders in High Performance Building: Foam Insulation for Slab On Grade

At HeatSpring, we celebrate innovative builders and designers who work to improve the overall quality and performance of public and residential buildings…
Our Leaders in High Performance Building Giveaway was created for those who have helped plan, design, construct, and/or operate a high performance building. Entrants could submit a photo of their high performance project(s).* The photo could show the entire high performance building or […]

Free Lecture: ‘Real Zero’ Net Energy Homes

Enroll in ‘Real Zero’ today!

In this free lecture, Bruce King discusses the faults of our current home construction elements and the industry shift toward “net zero” buildings. During the lecture, King addresses questions that often arise in the green building industry, including construction costs, materials, energy use, and the importance of evaluating supply chain when getting […]

Does Source Energy = Site Energy?

On the Zero Net Energy Homes discussion board, Marc Rosenbaum clarifies… when it comes to electricity, IS source energy the same as site energy?

 

Student 1: The (course) book says that for electricity, source energy equals site energy… but, there is a small difference. [According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration] About 6% of the electricity is lost […]

HeatSpring’s Leaders in High Performance Building Giveaway!

At HeatSpring, we celebrate innovative builders and designers who work to improve the overall quality and performance of public and residential buildings…
Our Leaders in High Performance Building Giveaway was created for those who have helped plan, design, construct, and/or operate a high performance building. Entrants could submit a photo of their high performance project(s).* The photo could show the entire high performance building or […]