Demonstrate Cost-Favorable Zero-Net-Energy Homes & Buildings in each of the
Nation's 435 Congressional Districts to provide the Technical, Economic, Social
and Environmental Data needed to enable Zero-Net-Energy Legislation by 2020.
Benefits to Key Program Participants
Opportunity to enjoy the comfort and savings of a Cost-Favorable Zero-Net-Energy Home, for which
the total cost to own, operate and maintain the home is actually LESS than a "Code-Built" Home.
Builders & Contractors:
Expand your business while gaining highly valuable experience in the Design, Construction,
Commissioning and Certification of Zero-Net-Energy Homes & Buildings powered by the sun.
Architects, Designers & Engineers:
Design, Analyze and Certify buildings to True Zero-Net-Energy and/or Passive House design
standards, two of the world's most aggressive energy-efficiency design protocols.
Researchers, Faculty & Students:
Collaborate to advance the State-of-the-art of Zero-Net-Energy Homes & Buildings, as well as
complementary Transportation technologies (e.g., Vehicle-to-Grid or "V2G").
Develop and Field-test new products while helping to create a robust U.S. Manufacturing Industry
and Commercial Supply Chain for Zero-Net-Energy Homes, Buildings and Transportation Systems.
Develop Common Review, Permitting, and Inspection procedures for Zero-Net-Energy Buildings.
Real Estate & Banking:
Help Improve the Marketing, Appraisal, and Financing of Ultra-Green Homes & Buildings.
Sustainable Policy Makers:
Help inform the Research needed to support the passage of truly Historic Energy Legislation.