How Net Zero Can Save New England Homeowners Thousands of Dollars

September/October 2013
A version of this article appears in the September/October 2013 issue of Home Energy Magazine.
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August 31, 2013
My wife and I live in a relatively new (2008), modest (2,000 ft2), colonial-style home in southern New Hampshire. It has three bedrooms, a full basement (common in New England), and a walk-up attic, which we turned into a couple of home offices. This last feature is what made us purchase this particular home over the others we had viewed, while the fact that it was a certified Energy Star home (with a HERS score of 67) was not nearly as important.

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