Energy producing Honda Homes

Sustainability problem: Energy

-Residences leave no carbon footprint

-Composed of  materials that are nearly 100% from sustainable sources

-Powered by the sun

-The home energy management system (HEMS) is a computer hardware and software that smartens the home by: -pulling power from the grid when it needs it

-charging up the car’s battery

-sending power back to the grid when it produces more than

it needs.

Stakeholders: Department of Energy, homeowners that consume large amounts of energy

Implementation steps: Identify city-specific monetary and environmental benefits of the technology, compare them to the current situation, and promote them to the stakeholders.

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