Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
The study presented in this report examines issues concerning whether achieving net-zero energy performance at the community scale provides economic and potentially overall efficiency advantages over strategies focused on individual buildings.
Architecture and energy conservation; Buildings – Energy conservation; Buildings – Energy consumption; Climate; Climates; Commercial buildings; Communities; Construction; Consumption; Dwellings – insulation; Economic analysis; Economics; Educational facilities; Efficiency; Electricity; Energy conservation; Energy conversion; Energy efficiency; Gasoline service stations; Insulation; Office buildings; Petroleum; Residential buildings; Restaurants; Roofs; Specifications; Service stations; Schools – Energy consumption; Sustainable architecture; Sustainable buildings; Wind turbines; Utilization
Environmental Design | Environmental Sciences | Natural Resources and Conservation | Oil, Gas, and Energy | Sustainability
Brambley, M. R.,
Reddy, T. A.
Economic investigation of community-scale versus building scale net-zero energy.
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