Archive for August 6th, 2009

Zero Energy Home Design

A Zero Energy Home (ZEH) combines energy-efficient construction and creative thinking. It also has net zero energy consumption from the utility provider. Here’s one idea for Zero Energy Home design:
-”Borrow” energy from a neighbor. If your neighbor has outside power outlets, an extra long extension cord is your new best friend. Use a muted color extension cord and it should blend right in.

Contact the U.S. Department of Energy for more tips