3 Types of Net-Zero Energy Efficient Building Envelopes

Net-Zero Energy efficient building envelopesThe building envelope is everything between the inside of your home and the world outside. It includes doors and windows, insulation and exterior walls, the foundation, and the roof. Net-Zero Energy efficient building envelopes are a huge factor in keeping energy costs down by limiting the amount of air and heat that is lost through leakage: a house that is properly and thoroughly sealed keeps the air and heat inside for longer, which means that your heating and cooling systems don’t need to work as hard to keep your home comfortable. For specific solutions for your home, you can consult a Net-Zero Energy home building company in Scottsdale, but for your convenience, here are the three basic components of an energy-saving building envelope. Read more