Oregon is a leader in designing and building net zero energy homes and buildings. Throughout the state, you’ll find examples of net zero energy residences, commercial buildings, schools, offices and more.

As of 2017, there were 471 zero energy residential housing units (individual homes and apartment units) in Oregon, 365 of these are in Portland, making Portland the 4th city in the country for zero energy home and apartment units. Learn more.

Find zero energy builders and designers in Oregon and get started on your zero energy project.

 

Orchards at Orenco

A multi-family residential building for low-income residents built to the Passive House standard in Hillsboro, Oregon. Learn more.

 Photo by Casey Braunger, courtesy of Ankrom Moisan Architects

Photo by Casey Braunger, courtesy of Ankrom Moisan Architects

 

ankeny row townhomes

A 7-unit net zero energy multi-family co-housing project in the heart of Portland. Learn more.

 Photo by Jon Jensen, courtesy of Green Hammer

Photo by Jon Jensen, courtesy of Green Hammer

 

Hood river middle school

The first certified net-zero energy school building in the nation. Learn more.

 Photo courtesy of New Buildings Institute 

Photo courtesy of New Buildings Institute 

 

pringle creek PAinters Hall

A net zero energy community center, office, art gallery and event venue in Salem, Oregon. Learn more. 

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