Bruce King | An Island Press Author

Bruce King

Bruce King is the founder of the Ecological Building Network (EBNet), and a registered engineer with thirty-five years of worldwide experience in structural engineering and construction. He has organized three international conferences on ecological building, and is the founder of BuildWell Source, a user-based collection of low-carbon materials knowledge, and the BuildWell Symposia.

Build Beyond Zero by Bruce King and Chris Magwood | An Island Press book

Build Beyond Zero

New Ideas for Carbon-Smart Architecture

“Net Zero” has been an effective rallying cry for the green building movement, signaling a goal of having every building generate at least as much energy as it uses. Enormous strides have been made in improving the performance of every type of new building, and even more importantly, renovating the vast and energy-inefficient collection of existing buildings in every country. If we can get every building to net-zero energy use in the next few decades, it will be a huge success, but it will not be enough.  
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