The Future Of Residential Housing – Zero Energy Housing – YouTube

The concept of insulated panels has previously been used in commercial building projects only. Bondor has now developed an insulated panel InsulWall® specifically for residential applications. Together with the already popular roofing product SolarSpan®, InsulWall® is expected to revolutionise Australian housing design and construction. Australia’s new 6-Star Energy Efficiency requirement for new homes will demand significant advancements in the choice of materials for Australian residential construction p

78. Net-Zero 101 – The secret of building super energy efficient net-zero homes – YouTube

Net-zero homes first appeared in 2007, but they are taking North America by storm. In part 1 of our Chasing Net-zero series we talk to net-zero pioneer Peter Amerongen about the amazing history of these super energy efficient solar-powered homes and Mike Turner about the secrets of building a net-zero home. http://www.greenenergyfutures.ca/epis…

Solar Decathlon 2015: Meet the Teams | Department of Energy

From storm-resistant shelters to breezy dwellings that open like a flower, the solar-powered houses in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2015 are as diverse and creative as the teams behind them. Each was inspired by the unique cultures, experiences and landscapes of its creators, who represent more than 20 colleges and universities around the world.All their hard work and ingenuity will be on display this October 8-18 at the 2015 Solar Decathlon’s grand finale in Irvine, California. The 14 collegiate teams will put their final designs to the test in 10 contests (hence the name “decathlon”), with top honors going to the house that best blends affordability, consumer appeal and design excellence with energy efficiency and sustainability.Read on to meet the teams of Solar Decathlon 2015! Click the team name for a full profile on www.solardecathlon.gov:

Source: Solar Decathlon 2015: Meet the Teams | Department of Energy