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Zero Net Energy - August 27, 2021

by gmoke Fri Aug 27th, 2021 at 04:31:25 PM EST

Zero emissions drive would grow U.S. economy - Report shows meeting Paris climate goals would add trillions of dollars in economic growth

https:/yaleclimateconnections.org/2021/03/zero-emissions-drive-would-grow-u-s-economy
https:/energyinnovation.org/publication/a-1-5-celsius-pathway-to-climate-leadership-for-the-united- states

Zero net energy, waste, and water development in Albany, NY
http://garrisonarchitects.com/projects/the-seventy-six
https:/www.treehugger.com/triple-net-zero-development-albany-5118512

NC net zero home
https:
inhabitat.com/no-waste-no-carbon-no-wonder-this-net-zero-home-breaks-the-mold
https:/www.acsarchitect.com/baboolal-residence

Carbon neutral, net energy positive ecodistrict for Lille, France
https:
vincent.callebaut.org/object/210126_archiborescence/archiborescence/projects
https:
inhabitat.com/vincent-callebaut-envisions-a-carbon-neutral-district-for-france

Toranomon-Azabudai Project - an urban village for Tokyo focusing on "green" and "wellness"
https:/inhabitat.com/the-toranomon-azabudai-project-puts-health-before-business

Positive net energy for Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania
https:/inhabitat.com/phipps-conservatory-and-botanical-gardens-leeds-the-way-in-green-design

Tesla Energy, Brookfield, & Dacra Are Developing A Large-Scale Sustainable Neighborhood In Austin, Texas
https:/cleantechnica.com/2021/07/09/tesla-energy-brookfield-dacra-are-developing-a-large-scale-sust ainable-neighborhood-in-austin-texas
Editorial Comment:  Anybody remember the 1979 Solar Community in Davis, CA (http://schadavis.org)?

Cantilever House - zero net energy design for India
https:/www.zeroenergydesignlab.com/cantileverhouse
https:
inhabitat.com/the-cantilever-house-combats-a-hot-climate-with-sustainable-design
Editorial Comment:  Finally some work on zero net energy designs for cooling as well as heating.  ZED Lab looks interesting as well.  They've been working since 2009.

Hot Heart - artifical islands to supply heat to Helsinki and support a tropical forest
https:/inhabitat.com/a-tropical-forest-will-soon-grow-in-helsinki-and-provide-all-the-citys-heat

Greenhouses for extreme climates
https:/www.agritecture.com/blog/2021/7/19/this-company-builds-greenhouses-in-some-of-the-worlds-mos t-extreme-climates

Austin, TX's Whisper Valley "a net-zero capable community, and every home has a geothermal HVAC (it's a very unique* geothermal system - it's the first of its kind and the largest in the world)"
https:
whispervalleyaustin.com
https:
cleantechnica.com/2021/07/28/idea-for-tesla-energy-look-at-austins-whisper-valley-for-your-n ext-solar-neighborhood
Editorial Comment:  My old English teacher, Mr Neilsen, would want me to remind people that "unique" means "one of a kind" which is difficult to modify.  There's no such thing as "very one of a kind."

Toyota's Woven City - a programmable city and a test bed for a hydrogen energy system (?)
https://www.woven-city.global


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