Extra Footage from KTLA-5 News

We were honored to host Gayle Anderson and her Channel 5 News truck at our house in June.  Gayle is a dynamo, working without a Producer, without a script, and switching seamlessly from talking to people in front of her to briefing the anchors in the studio on what’s coming next.  Her pink iPhone is all she needs to coordinate her broadcasts, and she and her cameraman edit the footage […]

Net Zero Energy Home Tour: Sunday, June 7, 1-3 pm

The Net Zero Nest is finally done! Please join us for a tour and see how we transformed our 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath 1957 ranch into a 4 bedroom, 3 bath open concept family home without adding any square footage. We added air conditioning and lowered our annual energy usage by 60%. And we are on track for achieving net zero energy. If you are planning a remodel or curious […]

Kudos to Energy Upgrade California

Kudos to Energy Upgrade California

It was a privilege to meet with the Energy Upgrade California program directors to talk about energy efficient remodeling this week.  These sharp young people are clearly passionate about their mission, and are doing more to encourage homeowners to incorporate energy efficiency into their projects than just about anyone.  They carved out part of their busy meeting to hear our experiences working with the Energy Upgrade California Home Upgrade program, what’s […]