Zero Energy Homes. By Anuja Chockalingam Surabhi Satam. Eco-Friendly Homes. Eco-Friendly: having little or no impact on the Native Eco System.
A ZEH combines state-of-the-art, energy
efficient construction techniques and equipment
with renewable energy systems to return as
much energy as it takes on an annual basis.
Googleplex, Google's headquarters in Mountain View, California, completed a 1.6 megawatt photovoltaic campus-wide renewable power generation system. Google (and others) have developed advanced technology for major reductions in computer-server energy consumption (which is becoming a major portion of modern zero-energy commercial building design, along with daylighting and efficient electrical lighting systems).