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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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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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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Modular homes

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When building your new home, don't forget about the importance of energy-conserving products like furnaces, air conditioners and appliances.

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This kitchen remodel features a new window, energy-efficient lighting, new appliances and side-wall insulation.

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Air quality and ventilation in new homes

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New home comfort issues

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Our four-part series explores how to handle comfort issues in a new home.

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Historic preservation

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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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