News Analysis

Net-Zero Certification Spins Off from Living Building Challenge

November 1, 2011

Many projects are claiming net-zero-energy status, often based on modeling with little documentation to verify their performance post-occupancy. McLennan told

EBN that ILFI has received many inquiries about a net-zero-energy certification. “The market needed someone to step up and provide some clarity. People are making claims about net-zero, and anytime you have claims without certification, it’s not a good thing,” he said.