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America’s Largest Net Zero Plus Building

The ECOreport looks at how America’s largest net zero plus building illustrates the future of energy efficient design

By Roy L Hales

The first zero net energy building in the United States was erected at the beginning of this century. In California this standard has penetrated the residential market and every new home will have to produce as much energy as it consumes by 2020. The Net Zero Plus Electric Training Institute (NZP-ETI),  in Greater Los Angeles, goes further. America’s largest net zero plus building is expected to generate an additional 185,000 KWh of electricity by the end of year one.

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Sandbag Should Spend on What Communities Need

The ECOreport reposts a notice that the Environmental Health Coalition  will only partner with SANDAG if expected ballot measure invests in clean air, better transit, good jobs

Press Release from the Environmental Health Coalition

SAN DIEGO, January 25, 2016 – At a press conference this morning, a coalition representing more than 20 community-based, regional organizations and 150,000 San Diego residents announced a vision to create a world-class economy and transportation system that benefits all families and addresses the dangers of a changing climate. The group’s goal is to work with the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) to prioritize projects that represent community needs in a list it’s creating now in preparation for a potential ballot measure later this year.

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