WinBuild provided technical support services for the U.S. Department of Energy at the Japan-U.S. Collaboration for the Zero Energy Building Meeting held on October 20-21, 2010. The presentations from the meeting can be downloaded as desired.
In order to achieve zero energy house/building, 58% and 80% reduction of present energy use in buildings are required for residential and non-residential building respectively. Approaches to reducing heating, cooling and lighting loads are offered.
The Oakridge National Lab's research to raise energy efficiency of products for the retrofit mass markets which are globally competitive and ideal for hot- & mixed-humid solutions or subtropical ZEBs are presented.