Northern Texas Builds Its First Zero Energy Home. Building America

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Fact Sheet

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This fact sheet describes the first Zero Energy Home built in northern Texas. It describes the energy efficiency features and their advantages. Some of the features include:

  • 8-kW roof-mounted photovoltaic system
  • High-performance, architecturally shaded, solar heat gain coefficient windows
  • Vented, reflective metal roofing
  • Closed-loop, two-panel solar hot water assist system and tankless water heater
  • Passive heating/cooling/natural ventilation
  • Mastic-sealed ducts inside conditional space

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