“We like … the use of solar to offset power costs.”

"DOE Zero Energy Ready Home takes advantage of new technologies and materials [like aerated concrete walls] to have a more efficiently operating home, with less maintenance .… We like the indirect daylight throughout the house, the use of solar to offset power costs, the ability to reuse the rainwater. We have an outdoor shower in the master bath to keep humidity out of the house. We have less maintenance in the yard since we have drought-tolerant plants and no grass."

– e2 Homes homeowner