Achieving Net Zero Requires Innovative Thinking

September 2011
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Sep2011, Vol. 83 Issue 9, p10
The article presents the author's views on how to achieve net zero performance in engineering building designs. He discusses the characteristics of high-performance HVAC systems and achieving it through the use of technologies such as air-to-air heat-exchanger technologies and thermal and electrical storage. He notes that net-zero performance can be efficient by eliminating designed-in waste and integrating building systems to retain previously expended assets for future use.


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