Zero Energy ResourcesThe Zero Energy Resource page is the resource site for the UT Zero Energy House initiative. The site provides information in three different categories:.
Passive strategies in architectural design take advantage of natural conditions to minimize energy use without the aid of
machines or human intervention.
Active strategies use human intervention or technology to provide for additional energy needs and improve the effectiveness
of the passive strategies already designed.
When quality materials are assembled correctly, heating and cooling loads are reduced, and air quality increases
creating a healthier environment.