The Passive House Solution

I know something new. I know how to design and build homes that are dramatically better than any I’ve ever built. What I know is radically simple. It is systematically measurable and therefore proven. It …

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Then think again. It’s time to ask some fundamental questions. Sometimes all over again. It’s time to think clearly. Then act!


Design matters. When we learn to use all the tools in the design toolbox we discover more and make smarter choices.


Build better. Its time to make smart choices about how we build and the materials we choose to build with.


And energy sense. Our future literally depends on our ability to understand and use energy wisely.


Experience. Imagination. Familiarity. We depend on the sum of these part to offer and make good decisions.

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Did you miss it? We all learned a lot at the Net Zero Open House
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Did you miss it?  We all learned a lot at the Net Zero Open House

This past weekend about sixty people came out in the rain to see, touch, and feel how different a future friendly home is from the homes most of us live in. The grand prize winner’s …

Open House for Farmington Net Zero Winner
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Open House for Farmington Net Zero Winner

On Saturday October 4 from 11-3 you’re invited
to visit EnergizeCT’s 2013 CT Zero Energy Challenge Grand Prize Winner right here in Farmington.
Get directions at the end of this post.
What’s it like to live in …

Solar Chutes & Ladders
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Solar Chutes & Ladders

For all you read about our bright solar future its pretty interesting to see the process in action. I’m not talking about designing and installing solar systems. I’m talking about the meeting of the industry’s …

Cash for Clunkers: Home Edition
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Cash for Clunkers: Home Edition

Its no surprise that the “cash for clunkers” program is a hit. Not only do you get a significant subsidy for a new car, those who participate are going to save big on fuel. Based …