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Net Zero: Family Style!

Net Zero: Family Style!

This Net Zero home in Canton was built for a family of eight! It aims to achieve high performance and affordability by integrating today’s most advanced building practices while harvesting the sun to provide free solar heat and electricity.

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Our Fourth CT Net Zero Challenge Award!

Our Fourth CT Net Zero Challenge Award!

Can we live in homes that produce as much energy as they use? The answer is an emphatic yes, and every year since 2010 the CT Zero Energy Challenge sponsored by energizeCT has shown a spotlight on homes being built here in Connecticut that do just that.

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Another CT Net Zero Challenge Winner!

Another CT Net Zero Challenge Winner!

Wolfworks Net Zero Energy Farmhouse in Mansfield wins the 2017 CT Net Zero Challenge for the Best Thermal Envelope Earlier this week Wolfworks was awarded their third CT Net Zero Challenge for a new home in Mansfield that achieves exceptional energy performance and... Read More
Live Better Electrically

Live Better Electrically

The “All Electric Home” and the “Condominium” were modern ideas in the early 70’s. Just behind Elizabeth Park in West Hartford three of these new “condo” apartment buildings were built in 1973. With the motto “Live Better Electrically” the utility provided incentives... Read More
Our Energy Load is Our Legacy

Our Energy Load is Our Legacy

Every home is the physical expression of what home meant when it was first built. They take their shape, adopt their style, divide up their interiors in ways that made sense then. This includes their size, how much storage they might have, even how people came and... Read More
Reduce Then Produce. Doing Solar Right.

Reduce Then Produce. Doing Solar Right.

ANSWER THE QUESTION When you contemplate getting the energy your home requires to provide comfort from the sun you learn pretty quickly just how precious that energy is. You come to this realization when you ask, “how much energy do I use?” It is that same... Read More
Open House for Farmington Net Zero Winner

Open House for Farmington Net Zero Winner

On Saturday October 4 from 11-3 you’re invited to visit EnergizeCT’s 2013 CT Zero Energy Challenge Grand Prize Winner right here in Farmington. Get directions at the end of this post. What’s it like to live in a home that is actually producing significantly more... Read More

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