Originally posted on Charlie Laing Project Management:
What do you mean, you want a zero carbon building?!
You might think it is going to be difficult to get to zero carbon, but technically it can be done quite easily.
The right mix of insulations, managing passive solar gain, heat recovery and renewable energy will do it.
But, pause a little, let’s first examine what is really meant by zero carbon. Why zero and when will it be achieved?