Green Home Building: Passive vs LEED vs Net-Zero Energy

The environment has become one of the most important topics of discussion in our society. We are looking at ways to reduce our carbon footprint and reduce our energy output. We are driving electric and hybrid cars and we recycle as much as we can. We all want to do our bit to help protect our environment and pass this world down to our kids, grandchildren and beyond. In search of a better future we can also make changes to our homes. An in creating these energy efficient, green, homes you can also save money yourself. There are three types of home Peak One will help you create to bring you closer to a greener lifestyle; Highly energy efficient Passive Homes, sustainable, durable LEED Homes and energy neutral Net-Zero Energy. Passive Homes are the most demanding but also the most successful in reducing your energy wastage and greenhouse gas output. These homes require 60-80% less energy than the standard home, and as well as this can save you a lot of money.