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Basic1 CE

What, exactly, does “net zero” mean to an architect? A high-level introduction.

This class will define net zero across time, including the State of California’s present definition.
GBCI: 0920027626
Continuing education: 1 CE
Completions: 5


  1. Accurately define net zero energy, net zero electricity, and net zero emissions.
  2. Describe how the State of California’s policy goals are influencing net zero building design.
  3. Apply the concepts of both embodied emissions and operating emissions in their design process.
  4. Use a design phase-based checklist to avoid pitfalls in net-zero projects.


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