Some industry pros share their strategies for pursuing high performance.
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The path to a high-performance or net zero home is a well-trod one. It’s supported by proven building science principles refined over decades. These principles apply to remodeling as well as to new construction.
The path to net zero is pretty straightforward:
- Create a super-efficient building shell with lots of insulation, low air leakage, and the best windows and doors possible
- Add high-efficiency HVAC
- Use nontoxic materials and install fresh air ventilation
But your results are all about the details. Here are some ideas to help you get started with net zero or improve your next net zero project.