This report summarizes the barriers and recommendations from the five technology working groups of the Commercial Building Consortium (CBC) and is a companion summary analysis to a Commercial Buildings Technology Inventory.
This issue brief will touch on these considerations and profile two multifamily housing examples that demonstrate how state and local entities have deployed solar energy (photovoltaics) on behalf of low-income residents.
This project sought to assess whether HPWHs can productively store energy and participate in demand response programs, thereby supporting the broadest application of the new efficiency standards.
How it Works — Heat Pump Water Heaters (HPWHs)
On Passipedia, basic Passive House information and insights are available for all to see, whereas members of the International Passive House Association (iPHA) receive special access to the more in-depth sections.
Resources on feasibility studies of zero energy on district, state, and national levels; cost studies which address the challenge of zero energy construction within budget; means of financing a zero energy project and incentive programs to support this; and technologies which support zero energy and zero carbon design.
A combination of multifamily housing and commercial space, as well as a Historic Preservation Project in Fitchburg. Currently in process.
An educational building on the Amherst college campus
A community center and the first living building in Boston