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Browsing Archive: February, 2012

Sustainable Facility Management Software

Posted by John Noriega on Tuesday, February 28, 2012,

-- Recent developments in technology strive to induce an energy efficient mindset to the occupants of sustainable buildings.

Since early 2010, there has been alot of discussion about
net zero energy buildings on the Sustainable Construction Blog.  It is evident that sustainable construction technologies have greatly advanced over the past few years; making net zero energy a viable goal for new construction projects. 

However, one very important aspect is often not emphasized enough when discus...

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5 Components of a Net Zero Energy Building

Posted by John Noriega on Friday, February 10, 2012,

--Unfortunately, there is not a recipe for constructing a net zero energy building, but these guidelines provide a fundamental basis of how net zero energy is acheived through smart design and innovative technologies.

Alternative Energy Source

Alternative energy can come from a variety of sources: solar, wind, geothermal, and biomass.  These renewable energy sources can be harnessed in a variety of ways to provide power, heating, and cooling to a building and lower supplemental consumption by t...

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