Two Years Energy Usage Data

Two Years Energy Usage Data

Our house used very close to the energy predicted by the models when we designed it.  The above chart shows the energy usage in terms of intuitive quantities… We used about the same amount of electricity as if we left 5 100W lightbulbs on constantly, and we produced as much with our PV panels as 7 of those bulbs would use.  In an average month, we consumed about 1 and […]

Check out the Green Idea House

If you like what we’re doing with the Net Zero Nest, you can fast forward to the end of another great green building project at the Green Idea House website.  Robert and Monica Fortunato took their house and poured their energy into rebuilding it as a demonstration net-zero home.  They incorporated many cutting-edge technologies, as well as many common sense ones, and created quite a splash with Ed Begley, Jr and […]