Net Zero

NET ZERO - A Zero-Energy Building, also known as a Zero Net Energy (ZNE) building, Net-Zero Energy Building (NZEB), or Net Zero Building, is a building with zero net energy consumption and zero carbon emissions annually. In a year’s time it generates as much energy as it uses.


Decision to Go Net Zero
(1) PURSUIT: Going “Net Zero” usually requires determination and an up front investment, so step one is a decision to pursue it.
Decision to Go Net Zero
(2) CONSULTATION: SUR Energy will evaluate your home for solar generation potential. Other experts that may help at this point would be a “Home Energy Auditor” and/or a Net Zero Energy Consultant.
Associate Net Zero Consultants
(3) SOLAR INSTALLATION: At any point after the planning is done and the loads are known, SUR Energy can install the required amount of solar panels.
Geothermal System Evaluation
(4) OTHER IMPROVEMENTS: Going Net Zero often involves other enhancements to improve heating and cooling distribution. Options that SUR Energy can help with include installing an air or ground source heat pump that runs on electricity supplied by solar and/or installing a hydronic heating and cooling system.
Improving Heating and Cooling Systems
(5) PROJECT COMPLETION: Client enjoys their system and looks forward to a bright and predictable clean energy future!