According to the Department of Energy, anything that is using 60-70 percent less than a conventional home or business falls under their category of Net Zero. So if you are paying a 60% lower monthly energy bill than what you used to pay, you have achieved a zero-energy home in the eyes of the DOE.
If you’ve considered eliminating your power bill, you may have wondered where to start and thought to yourself, “What is the difference between net-zero and off-grid living?”
Adding solar panels in parts is possible, and this case study explores how homeowners in Roswell, Georgia eliminated their power bills and achieved ‘Net Zero’ through a two-step process over time.
The PV system was designed to offset 77% of annual home power bills. In April 2012 the solar panel array provided 115% savings…
If you live in the South, you have probably noticed rate increases on your power bill over the past few years, and strong evidence shows that those rates are going to increase even more in the future.
The challenge is to find an Energy Consultant who can provide you with all of the available options without vested interest in one particular category…
Don’t miss the boat on green home improvement tax credits and deductions that you may qualify for as a homeowner who targets home energy efficiency.
Net Zero USA would like to provide you with the top 4 green home improvements to help achieve power bill savings and environmental friendliness.
Are you paying utility bills on auto-pay each month? If your monthly utility bill is $125 dollars you can expect to pay a total of $15,000 dollars over 10 years!
If you are in the market to purchase a home, you should take a good look at where the house ranks on the energy efficiency scale. You will want to have some kind of idea of what your electric bill may average – Are you going to be paying somewhere around $200 dollars a month, or will you be looking at a whopping $500 dollar bill?