WELL Sustainable Design & Net-zero Building--Weekly Industry News and Best Practices


Industry News & Best Practices

WELL--WELL is the hottest four-letter word in sustainable design. But will it work to the benefit or the detriment of green building? This article gives a very good overview about Well as well as pro and cons collected from industry. Want to know this hottest thing in the sustainable design? Learn More

Net-zero Building--Design and build a net-zero building could be a massive challenge for both clients and the design team. So we naturally think creating a net-zero community is difficult or impossible in many cases. If you feel like that, then this inspiring article delivers the good news that may well surprise you! Learn More K-12 School Design--Interested or have a project to build a low energy to zero-energy K-12 education facilities? Look no further than this article posted by DOE, which provides a detail technical feasibility report for zero energy K-12 school! Learn More Benchmarking Law--New York's benchmarking law has created a treasure trove of data on energy and water use in large buildings. Researchers are unpacking it and discovering noteworthy trends.

Interesting Research

Identification of cost-optimal and NZEB refurbishment levels for representative climates and building typologies across Europe

This interesting research uses cost-optimal calculation method to exam a list of passive and active retrofit measures that can help buildings achieve nearly-zero-energy building (NZEB). Want to learn the results? Click here

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