There are many players that are part of building a Net-Zero Energy Home (NZEH). There are the architects and engineers, the industry professionals who assist with the modelling/simulation optimization and performance testing, the product manufacturers and suppliers, the trades, the developers, the municipalities, the utilities, the industry associations, academia, the R&D networks, the realtors, and of course, there are the builders. And perhaps most importantly, there are the home buyers. In order to ensure that more NZEHs are built, all stakeholders must be engaged.
The NZEH Coalition’s approach is to work with those who are already leading the way and making it happen, as well as those who have the desire and willingness to try. Call them the early adopters or the industry leaders... either way, they’re out in front leading the way for others to follow. And they deserve recognition for their success, support for their efforts, and help to make their jobs easier. That’s where the NZEH Industry Implementation Plan comes in.
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