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A New Era. Houze® The Zero Energy Home

Say Goodbye to
energy payments.

(November 29, 2012) HOUZE® Advanced Building Science Inc., along with the City of Houston, debuted the first-of-its-kind zero-energy homes in the United States, in the community of Independence Heights, just north of downtown Houston. The Honorable Mayor Annise Parker, along with city officials and the HOUZE® development team, unveiled the new, affordable, energy-efficient homes.

These homes introduce a new, affordable option for buyers by producing more energy than they consume, redefining the American Dream with homes that cost less to own, operate and maintain.

HOUZE® (the "ZE" stands for Zero Energy) Advanced Building Science Inc. is an innovative, technology commercialization company integrating disruptive technologies into real estate development and building. The company's mission is to empower the building industry with next generation building systems, materials and technologies to create affordable net-zero energy homes and buildings.

The HOUZE corporate team, headquartered in Houston, TX, is comprised of third-generation builders, developers and marketers with combined expertise in all aspects of housing, energy, technology and real estate development.


Historic Independence Heights.

Houston, Texas

HOUZE® is developing and building zero-energy, affordable homes in the historic neighborhood of Independence Heights in a public-private partnership with the City of Houston. Independence Heights was the first African American municipality in Texas. Today, HOUZE is working with community leaders to shape the next 100 years.

The HOUZE project is the first of its kind in America, introducing affordable homes that produce significantly more electricity than they use through the utilization of natural gas co-generation Power Cells. The initiative supports current programs from U.S. Housing & Urban Development and the U.S. Department of Energy.

The HOUZE Net-Positive Energy Initiative was recently showcased at the International Builders Show in Las Vegas in partnership with the American Gas Association (AGA) and AT&T Digital Life. AGA member companies service more than 64 million homes.


The Most Advanced, Affordable Homes in the World.

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  • Near Zero Carbon Footprint
  • 44 Hers Rating
  • 130 MPH Wind Tolerance
  • 100% Powered By Natural Gas & Power Cell
  • First Home of its Kind in the World
  • Healthier Indoor Air Quality


  • Zero Energy Payments for 10 Years
  • 40% Discount On Homeowners Insurance
  • 15 Year Siding No-Paint Warranty
  • Stronger, Safer, More Durable

Zero Energy Payments
For 10 Years.

The Zero Energy Warranty™

HOUZE® will provide homeowners with a Zero Energy Warranty™ guaranteeing no electric or gas payments for the first 10 years of home ownership.*

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And We Can Build On Your Lot... Anywhere.

  1. Step 1: Choose Your Home Design >>
  2. Step 2: Choose Your Lot
  3. Step 3: Get Pre-Approved
  4. Step 4: Close in Approx. 90 Days

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It Takes the Right Team to Change the World.

HOUZE®, in cooperation with the City of Houston and category-leading strategic partners, will introduce America’s first of its kind zero energy home program in Houston.

AT&T Digital Life Lapolla City of Houston American Gas Association Pella Steve's Doors Carrier Rheem Custom Wood Products James Hardie Murff Turf

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