NIST Test House, Gaithersburg, Md.

With less than a month to go in its year-long testing period, the National Institute of Standards and Technology's Net-Zero-Energy Residential Test Facility is facing an energy deficit of just 154 kilowatt hours, reports ECOBUILDINGpulse, a sister publication to REMODELING. The 2,700-square-foot house in Gaithersburg, Md., was designed as a laboratory to demonstrate net-zero capabilities, test advanced technologies, quantify energy use, and compare installed use to controlled use.Will it make up this energy and meet its net-zero goal by July 1? Read more