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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Habitat for Humanity

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Habitat for Humanity is an organization that provides simple, sturdy homes. Learn how energy efficiency is a key factor in building these homes.

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Roof and attic

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Your roof and attic play the most crucial role in your home's energy efficiency system, reducing your energy costs during the winter and summer.

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Trombe wall

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Using the sun's stored energy to heat your home reduces your conventional energy consumption.

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Insulated concrete forms

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An insulated concrete form (ICF) system eliminates the cold drafts typical of wood-frame construction.

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Framing options

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You have energy efficient and sustainable options when it comes to framing your new home.

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Turning a barn into an energy-smart home

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A century-old barn gets the ultimate makeover - with lots of energy-smart technology.

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Aging in place

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Using universal design principals, your home can adapt to your changing lifestyle needs.

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Building an energy-smart house

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Hear from real homeowners and builders who made energy efficiency a priority.

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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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