The first year's results are in.
The solar roof generated double the energy used, easily achieving Zero Energy
Good design, energy efficiency and selling surplus electricity led to net energy income of $360
With a standard PV system on a home with this energy profile PV pays for itself from year one
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Shay (ZEH owner) and Matt (ZEH communication) recently launched Evident Connect, a business focused on giving people control over the performance of their homes.
Evident Connect supports clients and design teams across all stages of a project to achieve personalised performance targets related to comfort, running costs and environmental impact.
Evident Connect and the Zero Energy House are closely linked. Their services are based on lessons learned from the ZEH project, enquiries through the ZEH website go to Shay's desk at Evident Connect, and they will be sending out the remaining updates on the ZEH project.
Dec 4th Zero Energy House & Evident Connect in Houses magazine.
Dec 1st Evident Connect launches to the public.
Nov 14th Interview with Jo for MINDFOOD.
May 8th ZEH on final episode of Art of the Architect.
May 8th ILFI Future Institute releases Zero Energy House case study.
May 7th ZEH item covering energy results and power bills on Campbell Live.
May 7th Energy performance results released.
Apr 25th International Living Future Institute confirms project receives Net Zero Energy Building (NZEB) certification.
Apr 17th Shay & Matt launch Evident.
Mar 21st Interview with Matthew Cutler-Welsh released on Home Style Green.
Jan 27th Part of Greenstone TV's series Keeping It Pure screened on Prime TV.
Jan 10th Interivew on Radio New Zealand's National Radio.
Dec 16th Follow-up piece in the 2014 Design Guide, following last year's article.
Oct 17th-19th Project on display at Auckland's Sustainable City Showcase.
Oct 4th ZEH Website 3.0 blog post introducing the new site and showing the three versions over the past three years.
Oct 4th Comfort performance phase live, looking at temperatures and energy bills over winter, and the long-term savings in building to avoid heating.
Oct 1st Zero Energy House published as a featured case study in the Auckland Design Manual, released by Auckland Council.