Last month, I attended NAHB’s midyear meeting in Miami and had the pleasure of sitting in on a presentation by Daniel Swift, president and CEO of Des Moines-based architecture group BSB Design.
Net Positive Energy + Water is latest green certification standard
Creators hope to improve upon net zero standards
The advancement of sustainable construction has reached a new milestone with the development of Net Positive Energy+Water, a new green building certification standard that aims to improve net zero approaches to energy and water conservation. “We shouldn't have as our end point some point that doesn't do anything. We need to be regenerative and have a net positive [effect] on life,” said Jason McLennan, Living Building Challenge founder.