Infographic: Net zero or zero carbon? Green buildings explained

In the world of green homes and buildings, a variety of terms are used and some confusion surrounds their definitions.

Net-zero energy ready. Net-zero energy. Net-zero carbon. Zero carbon. Zero carbon and grid interactive. 

What's the difference?

The infographic below from the Pembina Institute that explains the implications for energy use and carbon pollution of five key types of green buildings. 


Topics: Architectural Firms, Building Owners and Managers, Construction Firms, Great Commercial Buildings, Office Buildings, Sustainable Communities, Urban Planning and Design


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