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Canadian and American Homebuilders Target Low HERS Scores in RESNET’s Cross Border Builder Challenge

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Several top energy-efficient builders in the U.S. and Canada were honored through the second annual Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET) Cross Border Home Builder Challenge.

The competition helps promote the utilization of the Home Energy Rating System (HERS) Index, a nationally-recognized system for inspecting and calculating a home’s energy performance.

7 Steps to a Mainstream Net-Zero House

Debut of integrated heat pump, hydronic air handler and solar hot water heater system helps desert home garner a jaw-dropping -17 HERS rating.
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Fortunately for those of us concerned about the planet, net-zero-energy homes are not a new concept—and not even rare. What’s new about houses that produce at least as much energy as they consume is the systems they use to accomplish the goal. And when you can get there with mainstream stuff, you know net zero is coming to a neighborhood near you. 

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