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Zero net energy residential home unveiled as test laboratory

September 18th, 2012 by US National Institute of Standards and Technology

The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has unveiled a laboratory designed to demonstrate that a typical-looking US suburban home for a family of four can generate as much energy as it uses in a year. Following an initial year-long experiment, the facility will be used to improve test methods for […]