The Home of the Future

July 18, 2023


Researchers are hard at work on ways to make buildings more energy-efficient and user-friendly as part of net zero carbon emissions energy systems. That means things like windows and walls that take advantage of nature to heat and cool, better batteries to store and deliver energy when needed, and systems that can adapt to changes from the electrical grid. 

What would it look like to combine all of these technologies into one place? Berkeley Lab energy technology researchers gave a glimpse into what a home built in 2050 might look like.

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