Zero Energy Home Construction set to soar In 2019

Architect, Don Powers is showcasing the benefits of a Net-Zero Home on the 40th anniversary run of the iconic television show “This Old House”.

Powers is the president and founder of Union Studio Architecture and Community Design and worked with “This Old House” and Sweenor builders to design a home capable of producing as much electricity as it consumes, complete with a 5.5-kilowatt, 18-PV panel system from Vivint Solar.

In addition to solar, the home features a heat recovery system, layers of insulation, Energy Star appliances, triple-glazed windows, and LED lighting.