WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT
ZERO ENERGY

1.5°C
The increase in global temperature, where impact will be irreversible.
We’re expected to reach that level by 2040.

– Rising seas
– Disappearing permafrost
– Water scarcity
– Loss of biodiversity & species

Graph of the projected increase in temperature if things don't changeChart showing that 39% of environmental impact is from buildings
Based on technology we already have today, we can…
Picture of various changes you can make to your home to make it a Zero Energy Ready Home
90%
Think the average person should be taking concrete steps to reduce his/her environmental impact

– The Shelton Group, 2016

1
Reduce
energy
consumption
2
Add
renewable
energy

Graphic showing the process of turning your home into a zero energy ready home
4

Reasons Join Zero Energy Las Cruces

Affordable to build & operate
Better for the environment

More comfortable
More reliable

Be a part of the conversation to set a goal to put Las Cruces on the path to ZERO ENERGY

SOURCES

IPCC, IPCC Summary for Policymakers, June 2018
Shelton Insights, Shelton Energy Pulse, 2016
Pew, Public Views on Climate Change and Climate Scientists, October 4, 2016
National Science Board, Public Attitudes about Specific S&T-Related Issues, 2018