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craigmerrow

I live off the grid in a 684 square foot home. The contractor who built the house couldn't believe how little waste there was - some OSB and a small pile of lumber offcuts. He said he usually fills up a dumpster or two. 7 kw PV array and battery bank, no gas or heating oil, buned 3/4 cord last winter. Gradually cultivating my yard into a wildflower meadow and habitat for wildlife.

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Josh Wynne Construction

Great spread.


These tools are used on every one of my projects; from celebrated tiny-fish homes, to the highest scoring LEED Platinum built (at time of certification), to some of the most energy efficient homes in the US, we have continued to improve our built environment, one home at a time.







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dreamdoctor

And affordable too. Insulation works 24/7/365 is one of my foundational concepts.


The entry porch is the solar collector - most of the time passive solar does not makes sense unless you can shut it off from the conditioned space when it is not gaining, other wise you are gaining for five hours on a perfect day and losing all the rest of the time. Do some basic math before designing.

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