Building Net Zero Homes with Home Management Systems
Advanced technologies in homes enable the ability to control energy usage and reduce energy consumption. A ZNE home, also referred to as a Zero Energy Building or a Zero Energy Ready Home, is a home that consumes no more energy than it produces in a year. To achieve this, ZNE homes are extremely efficient, leveraging cutting-edge building materials and methods, smart thermostats, and energy-efficient appliances to keep the home's energy consumption as low as possible without seriously inconveniencing the homeowner.
This white paper examines the drivers for ZNE homes, current market conditions driving demand, and the role of smart and automated tech in expanding the ZNE concept to a wider market. The paper includes an overview of a ZNE project as part of the Build Show, a streaming content leader for home construction.