Near-Net-Zewo in Northern Minnesota

September 2011
Solar Today;Sep/Oct2011, Vol. 25 Issue 7, p68
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study of the 2,134-square-foot ecohome in Isabella, Northern Minnesota which is used as an experiment station in solar heating, super-insulation and ecological balance to prove that achieving net-zero could become standard building practice. It states that the total cost to build the house was approximately $342 per square foot. It also outlines the criterias needed for the home construction including one on the sustainable management of the use of water.


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