Feasibility of zero-energy affordable housing
While renewable energy is rapidly growing in worldwide adoption, approximately 89 percent of the energy consumed in the United States comes from non-renewable sources like coal, gas, and nuclear power. Of that energy produced, the residential sector accounts for approximately 21 percent of consumption. Simultaneously, almost half of all renter households are cost-burdened due to poverty and rapidly rising housing prices in metro areas. The residential sector in the U.S.