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  •  Love passive solar! (7+ / 0-)

    I've never had a chance to build one for myself and am now a little old for tackling anythig like that.  But about 30 years ago I helped build a very cool passive solar house.  I was just a grunt - lots of heavy work to be done with all that concrete and rock, but it was a very exciting design.

    "Wouldn't you rather vote for what you want and not get it than vote for what you don't want - and get it?" Eugene Debs. "Le courage, c'est de chercher la verite et de la dire" Jean Jaures

    by Chico David RN on Wed Jul 11, 2012 at 11:03:37 PM PDT

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    •  If only we could mandate that... (0+ / 0-)

      ..."built-in" energy efficiency of some sort in all new construction after some date certain.

      When you are right you cannot be too radical; when you are wrong, you cannot be too conservative. --Martin Luther King Jr.

      by Egalitare on Thu Jul 12, 2012 at 12:38:07 PM PDT

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