Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Net Zero PRODUCTION Building...
... THE CHANGE WE HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR!
Utah Builder Offers Affordable Net Zero Home
And, in Utah no less. There is a distinction between...
1) Net Zero SITE Energy - which these homes are, with a home generating as much energy as it uses.
2) Net Zero PRIMARY Energy - accounting for ALL the energy required in order to bring energy to a home, including the energy required at the generation plants, transmission losses, etc. PRIMARY Energy is of a greater value for a home than SITE Energy.
3) Net Zero COST - Simply, that production and utility billing structure allows that a home never gets an energy bill.
4) Net Zero CARBON - This is probably the truest of what Net-Zero should be. That a home generates enough energy to offset all the carbon that it produces through consumptive use of energy and other carbon sources (i.e. carbon produced in burning natural gas or propane.)
Posted by Rich Williams at 2:28 PM