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Zero 1 The goal for Zero 1 was to build a modern ranch style home with the smallest impact on the planet as possible: also known as a Zero Carbon Home. In order to certify our net zero efforts, we applied to the most rigorous certification scheme available, ILFI’s Zero Carbon Certification, and because of that, Zero 1 has become the first Zero Carbon Ready building in California. A common misconception when it comes to green construction is that there is often a large “green premium,” over budget and over schedule, but with Zero 1 it was neither.

between indoors and outdoors like Cliff May’s ranchos. Among other biophilic strategies, a large picture window opens up to an Oak Tree courtyard, with extensive outdoor landscaping. On the interiors, natural materials like Accoya pine ceilings and American white oak floors provide warmth and connect with nature.

Embodied Carbo n - 140 metric tons of embodied carbon Operational Carbon

GRAND AWARD – On the Boards Design Zero 1 Malibu, CA Builder: Cal Pointe Builders Developer: Crown Pointe Estates at Malibu Architect/Designer: Burdge and Associates

Carbon Consultant: Stok MEP Engineer: Energy Systems Engineering Energy Consultant: Dan Johnson and Nathan Iltis Interior Designer: On Pointe Design Photographer: MGI Design

0 yearly operating emissions Health & Wellness Features

24/7 filtered ventilation system, cellulose insulation, regenerative garden, fruit orchard and on-site bee hive.

Modern Ranch Style Large skylights and sliding glass doors erase the lines



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