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A Beautiful Solar Home in Utah Nears Net Zero Energy Use

Posted by on 2015-03-18

I'm writing this on St. Patrick's Day so let me tell you a wee bit about the O'Mearas. Kevin and Svetlana O'Meara live in a beautiful home in Utah that's oh-so-close to being a net zero energy home. After I…

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Net Zero Energy House Serenbe Proud Green Home Imery

A Net Zero Energy Home in a Beautiful Green Community

Posted by on 2013-11-26

I spoke at Serenbe,† a beautiful green community southwest of Atlanta, this weekend and got a chance to visit a net zero energy home while there. Built by Luis Imery, one of the home energy raters we're a HERS provider…

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Albert Einstein Knew That Planning Ahead Was The Key To Solving Problems.

Fixing an Old House? Follow Einstein’s Advice

Posted by on 2013-11-04

I get a lot of questions from people asking how they should go about fixing their homes. Sometimes it's specific (What's the best way to insulate my kneewalls?), and sometimes it's a hands up in the air, With all these…

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Crawl Space Duct System Moisture Mold Nasty Iaq

Beautiful Duct System in a Beautiful Crawl Space! Was I Dreaming?

Posted by on 2013-06-28

I've seen a lot of nasty crawl spaces. I've squirmed through their squalor and squeezed through their narrow confines. Possums, snakes, spiders, and camel crickets have kept me company in the dank, musty underworlds that so many people live above.…

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