Discovery Elementary School, Solar Lab, net zero school, Lincoln Barbour Photography

A Wave of Net Zero Energy Schools Crests in the South

Net zero energy schools are gaining ground in the darnedest of places. Four of the five states with the most net zero schools underway in 2016 were in the South — even though high humidity, low power rates, and few green carrots and sticks would seem to make net zero a steep climb in the region.