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Building Below Zero: The Net Zero Plus Transformation

Building Below Zero: The Net Zero Plus Transformation

Thank you PBS for spreading the word – net zero buildings are front and center now. American public TV station PBS recently aired “Building Below Zero: The Net Zero Plus Transformation,” a documentary written, produced and directed by Jim Jackson. ...

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International Zero Net Carbon Conference in China

International Zero Net Carbon Conference in China

The What: Architecture 2030 and CEDAAB are hosting an important international conference on China’s move towards a Zero Net Carbon built environment. China ratified the historic Paris Agreement on climate change on September 3, 2016 and committed to taking a global ...

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Catalyzing the Future of Zero Energy Buildings This Week

Catalyzing the Future of Zero Energy Buildings This Week

The What: Join the 2016 Getting to Zero National Forum this week to help catalyze the future of zero energy buildings and participate in three jam-packed days of tours, workshops, networking opportunities, interactive sessions and thought leadership about the growing trend toward zero ...

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Open-sourcing: Taking Sustainability to Another Level

Open-sourcing: Taking Sustainability to Another Level

Can you imagine receiving free tools and instructions to build your own house and building materials, and possibly start your own village? Open Building Institute, founded by TED fellow and founding member of the Open Source Hardware Association, Dr. Catarina ...

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perFORM Design Competition Extended

perFORM Design Competition Extended

Calling all emerging architectural professionals! The deadline for the third annual perFORM Design Competition has been extended to Friday, July 15, 2016. Design a Net Zero Energy, mixed-use, multifamily building in the Rainier Beach neighborhood of Seattle. $6,000 in awards ...

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ZNE School Retrofit Workshop

ZNE School Retrofit Workshop

The What: Join a no-cost ZNE School Retrofit Workshop to learn how existing K-12 schools and community colleges can enhance spaces for academic success and achieve ZNE through whole-building retrofits. Zero net energy (ZNE) K-12 schools and community colleges support better quality of ...

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Net Positive Energy + Water Conference 2016

Net Positive Energy + Water Conference 2016

The What: The International Living Future Institute (ILFI) is hosting its third annual Net Positive Energy and Water Conference, dedicated to the exchange of technical expertise, bold strategies and provocative case studies—all aimed at accelerating the global shift toward Net Positive ...

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Building Carbon Zero 2015

Building Carbon Zero 2015

The What: The 4th annual Building Carbon Zero conference hosted by Passive House California will take place in Palo Alto, California this year. The Program includes engaging speakers, a bike tour of projects including Palo Alto’s first passive house and ...

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