February 7, 2018

No matter what kind of home or apartment you live in – standard, near-zero or zero, – there are simple, low cost, steps you can take to significantly reduce your energy use on the path to zero net energy use. Then you can share the steps you have taken with friends, co...

October 30, 2017

High performance homes, especially those striving to achieve net zero energy performance, employ a number of materials and construction practices not found in conventional construction. Customarily designers and architects may not specify certain energy related details...

October 19, 2017

In the not too distant future, there are hopes for this technology to support human transport to Mars by 2024, a project that has been enthusiastically backed by Elon Musk. It seems that in the case of some of these projects, the philosophy of ‘If you build it, they wi...

October 17, 2017

The Oxford City Council has put forward a detailed proposal that outlines a plan for making large parts of the city center a Zero Emission Zone by 2030.

October 16, 2017

The building is designed to be totally self-contained. Its facade is created from photovoltaic glass that would also serve as the buildings energy supply as well as being an energy source for buildings still remaining on the ‘mainland’. The tower would be built from mo...