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Nearly 50 percent more zero energy buildings underway in 2017

Zero energy commercial buildings appear to be accelerating their steep ascent in North America.

Sixty-seven of them have now been “verified” in the U.S. and Canada, according to a recent report from the New Buildings Institute. Another 415 are underway or are being evaluated for net-zero performance, according to the report, the 2018 Getting to Zero Status Update.

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Site preparation begins for Kendeda Building

Construction, they say, is full of surprises. That’s particularly the case during site preparation for a building that will be located on land that’s been part of the built environment for more than a century. It’s even more true when your project is designed to exacting Living Building Challenge standards.