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The five-story, 159,000-square-foot Catalyst building is one of the largest zero energy buildings in North America and one of the first zero carbon buildings to be certified by the International Living Future Institute.
The New Buildings Institute has measured more than 700% growth in ZE buildings since it began tracking projects in 2012.
K-12 school buildings have a new resource to help them cost effectively achieve advanced levels of energy savings.
Advances in building envelope technology are helping to drive the market, according to Navigant Research Report.
From 1974 on, this building situated on the university campus on the outskirts of Copenhagen was used for simulations and measurements for the optimization of building components and building services. The findings of this project proved decisive for the development of modern energy efficient buildings.
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory studied six buildings with different functions to discover what strategies might work best for many types of facilities.
By 2020, the majority of outdated heating systems in Europe must be replaced with new systems which optimally combine both energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy. Yet, the aims of the EU can only be reached if solar heat recovery takes on a significantly stronger role.