Green Certification55• National Green BuildingStandard (ICC 700-2008)– Bronze– Silver– Gold– Emerald• Nexus Certification– 100% certified– Most Emerald CertifiedHomes in U.S.
ZEH Design56Near nZEH(Builder-Installed Electric nZEH )Production Accounts for All Builder-Installed End-UsesAll Electric nZEHProduction Accounts for All ElectricTotal House nZEHProduction Accounts for All Electric +Excess to Account for Other FuelsNet Producing HouseProduce > Consume
Energy Certification: HERS57Existing HomesNew HomesNEXUS Homes25 Average
ZEH Performance• Occupancy Use Varies– nZEH: Producing 109% of consumption– near ZEH: 57%– Varies widely based on occupant• Culture of Energy Efficiency– Utility Bill Parties58nZEH
Sales Performance59Frederick, MD Area TownhomesNexus North Pointe Townhomes
Sales Performance• Frederick, MD AreaTownhomes– 56 contract/sold– 78 days on the market• Nexus North PointeTownhomes– 21 contract/sold– 31 days on the market60
Sales Timeline• Before 2012 . . .– Nexus EnergyHomes began• 2012– Closed 14 Homes• 2013– Planning for 50+61