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HOME EFFICIENCY | An Affordable High-performance Home: The inner workings

HOME EFFICIENCY | An Affordable High-performance Home: The inner workings

By Paul Hearsey – A year ago I wrote in TheGreen Gazette about our house-building project here in Horsefly, a project we have spent about six years on. This was meant to take one year, but I’m sure many readers can relate to the fact that day-to-day life can often get in the way of […]

HOME EFFICIENCY | Paul Hearsey | Building an Affordable High-performance Home: It’s not rocket science

HOME EFFICIENCY | Paul Hearsey | Building an Affordable High-performance Home: It’s not rocket science

By Paul Hearsey —  Well, we’ve been here in Horsefly for seven years this month already. How time really does fly! In the June/July issue of TheGreenGazette we told readers all about our gardens, greenhouse, and root cellar. Today, we’ll talk about the house we have been building in our spare time. Never again. That’s […]

HOME EFFICIENCY | Simple Green Home Design

HOME EFFICIENCY | Simple Green Home Design

By Wilf Geier — We recently finished building a house. Before we started, it seemed like the ideas and options were endless. In order of importance, we felt that a solid, well-built house was the most important. Following that we wanted it to be comfortable, highly efficient, unique, and well finished. The original designs were […]