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Net-Zero Energy Home

Building Science-to-Sales Translator

Net-Zero Energy Home = Zero Energy Ready Home (ZERH)

Technical Description

Through its Zero Energy Ready Home program, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) certifies homes that meet the most rigorous federal government requirements for high performance. These homes include optimized energy efficiency, whole-house water protection, quality-installed comfort systems, comprehensive indoor air quality measures, and solar-ready construction where there is good access to a significant solar resource.

Zero Energy Ready Home (ZERH)
Sales Message

Zero Energy Ready homes are high-performance homes so energy efficient they can offset all or most annual energy consumption with renewable energy. What this means to you is a better living experience along with ultra-low or no utility bills. Wouldn’t you agree every new home should be constructed this way?