What’s That Smell?!?  INFESTED!

What’s That Smell?!? INFESTED!

The back half of our new house smells. Our trash can smells of rotten food and our pantry smells horribly like stale cat food. I always have to hold my breath when I go in the pantry. My Dad repainted it, but somehow it still smells. Worst of all, it makes our gummy bears taste like stale cat food, which BTW tastes HORRIBLE!!!!!! And the other areas just have a […]

Gas versus Electric

Gas versus Electric

Most houses are “dual fuel”, meaning in our case that some systems run on natural gas, and others run on electricity.  Typically, gas is used for cooktops, heating water, space heating, and drying clothes.  Electricity is used for space cooling, ovens, washing machines, dishwashers, and everything else in the house.   In designing our net-zero energy house, our goal is to produce enough energy on-site to cover both electric and […]