Net Zero Energy Building.

Abbreviation: NZE

“An energy-efficient building where, on a source energy basis, the actual annual delivered energy is less than or equal to the on-site renewable exported energy.”

Source:

The National Institute of Building Sciences, prepared for the U.S. Department of Energy. “A Common Definition for Zero Energy Buildings.” September 2015. Visited July 22, 2016. http://energy.gov/sites/prod/files/2015/09/f26/bto_common_definition_zero_energy_buildings_093015.pdf

Related:

Zero Net Carbon Building, ZNC, Zero Energy Building, ZEB, Net Zero Site Energy Building, Site ZEB, Net Zero Source Energy Building, Source ZEB, Zero Emissions Building

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