In this video: A builder discusses what makes a Net Zero home and neighborhood unique.
In this video: A builder talks about Wisconsin's first Net Zero community. Learn more about the program and how it serves as an example for other energy efficient communities.

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Modular homes are built in a factory under controlled conditions, then shipped to the homesite and placed on a permanent foundation.

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An energy-smart builder will help you make the right choices for your family and lifestyle.

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Historic preservation

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A preservation expert shares how to restore an older home economically and energy efficiently.

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Talk to your utilities

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