When Should You Begin Planning Your Sustainable Home?

Most people have no idea how to get started designing and planning their sustainable home.

And there is even more confusion about knowing how long it will take. One of the biggest surprises to most...

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Crestone Energy Fair - Building a Home for under $50K

affordable passive solar Aug 30, 2019

A couple of weeks ago, Matt and I attended the Crestone Energy Fair here in Colorado, and I'm excited to share what we learned. As part of an energy fair dedicated to sustainable and renewable...

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Keeping Cool Using the Sun?

passive cooling Aug 24, 2019

Heating with the sun is a popular topic on this blog site, and any reliable sustainable-living resource usually covers this topic. Most everyone can get their head around using the warmth of the...

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Designing Your Sustainable Home Workshop

courses Aug 03, 2019
 

This course is currently closed, but this video has a lot of great information in it. So, I'm posting it here - just in case you missed watching it the first time around. 

If you are...

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Pushing Through the Panic of Building a Home

Nine years ago my kids and I spent our summer packing tires for our home alongside a talented builder and his wife. Now that it is complete and we're living our dream, the...

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Happy Summer Solstice!

 

Hey! Kristina Munroe here from Sustainable Home Resource.
Today is the Summer solstice, and I thought I'd share with you what it is like to live in a sustainable home on the first day of summer.

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How Long Does it Take to Build a Tire Wall?

 
June 16th, 2019 
The 9-Year Anniversary of Pounding the First Tire at Twisted Oak

I often get asked how long it took to build the tire wall for our home. Those who have heard about...

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Natural Cycles

twisted oak Jun 07, 2019

Now that it is June and warmer weather has finally arrived, I've been called to work in the garden. After months of snow and chilly days, I feel renewed and alive as I plunge my hands into the...

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Yeah! It's Spring

 

 

- Hi, Matt Kramer here. I'm here with Kristina Munroe with Sustainable Home Resource. And we're just out enjoying this amazing day. So after a week of me being sick, having this nasty cough...

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Did You Know That You Have a Superpower?

If you are like me then every day you hear more and more about how damaging greenhouse gases are to our health and our planet. Whether you want to argue about climate change or not, the truth is...

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