Zero Energy Courses

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Below is a sample of Zero Energy courses available on the EEBA Academy:
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Health in the Ultimate Z.E.N. Home

The Ultimate Z.E.N. Home is designed to set a new standard for health in the home. Learn about EPA Indoor airPLUS and how the Ultimate Z.E.N. Home builds on this foundation to address COVID, with whole house HEPA filtration and optimum humidity to shorten the life of the pathogen on surfaces.

Instructor: Rich Binsacca, Bill Rectanus, Nick Hurst, Joseph Hillenmeyer, & Russell Pope

Zer0 Place - Making Net Zero Energy Mainstream

Zer0 Place is a net-zero, mixed-use development with 46 residential units, including affordable and accessible units, as well as retail space. Designed to provide a community of “zero energy living,” this NY State Building of Excellence award winner is intended to meet LEED, DOE Zero Energy Ready Home, EPA Indoor airPlus, and Energy Star requirements and will deliver zero energy bills for residents.

Instructor: Anthony Aebi, David Shepler

All Electric & Fossil Fuel Free: The Ultimate Z.E.N. Home

As climate change drives code advancement, learn how the Ultimate Z.E.N. Home eliminates the use of fossil fuels in a production-built home. 

Instructor: Rich Binsacca, Jack Armstrong, Sam Rashkin, Karla Butterfield, & Bill Rectanus

Beyond Net Zero – What’s Next?

This final webinar in the series pulls it all together, discussing where do we need to go from here? It introduces some new concepts, looks at disruptive technology challenges, as well as the broader view beyond NZ. We conclude with the question "Why build the 100-year home?"

Instructor: Doug Tarry
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