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Thursday, January 13, 2022

Zero Net Energy - January 13, 2020

 Ithaca, NY raises $100 million to decarbonize its buildings

18 story tower gets a deep energy retrofit
Editorial Comment:  Greening the Empire State Building (from 2011)

WorldG[reen]B[uilding]C[ouncil] Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment expands to include embodied carbon
WorldGBC Advancing Net Zero Project

Telosa - "To create a new city in America that sets a global standard for urban living, expands human potential, and becomes a blueprint for future generations"

Passive House 101 - Anatomy of an amazing net-zero cold climate passive house in Calgary, Alberta, Canada
hat tip John B Hoag

International Energy Agency commits to become net zero by 2024
Net Zero by 2050:  A Roadmap for the Global Energy Sector
hat tip to

Robin Wood - an urban block made of wood which will be net zero in construction and operation, including a micro-forest

Build Better Now - virtual reality presentation of green building prepared for COP26

Ripple House - entry for Solar Decathlon in Wuppertal, Germany

Affordable net zero houses which are carbon negative, harvest 100% of the rainwater, clean their sewage and potentially grow their own food

MA’s first energy positive public school, the 70,242-sf Annie E. Fales Elementary School
hat tip to Rudy Perkins

Wisconsin’s first carbon neutral school
hat tip to Rudy Perkins


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