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High Performance from the Ground Up

Basement slab insulation for a net-zero home Building a sustainable home aspiring to “net zero” performance, a home that produces as much energy as it consumes each year, begins with a meticulous plan for tightening [...]

By |2023-12-22T20:32:37-04:00December 22nd, 2023|

Code-Built vs. Zero Energy Ready

Curious about what it takes to go from conventional new build to Zero Energy Ready? Check out my latest JLC article on our Queen of Zero project (construction has begun!) Thank you to Smita Chandra [...]

By |2023-11-06T13:49:34-04:00October 25th, 2023|

Queen of Zero: A JLC Case Study Home

The goal is to bring back a Queen Anne Victorian home destroyed by fire to a net-zero standard of high performance. Proposed Front (East) Elevation Originally posted at JCL Online How far would you [...]

By |2023-08-21T16:32:40-04:00July 28th, 2023|

FREE Webinar for DC-Area Remodelers

Symbi Homes and the DC Train Green program are offering a FREE 90-min webinar on Resilient Remodeling - Wednesday, July 7 at 12noon ET. To sign up, visit the DCSEU website (https://www.dcseu.com/traingreen-register). This overview course is [...]

By |2023-07-21T19:41:40-04:00June 1st, 2023|

Get This Look: Victorian Exterior

It has been more than a quarter century since our Model ReModel 2022 received a fresh coat of paint, and the challenge was to revitalize the look and feel of the property while paying homage to [...]

By |2023-07-21T19:41:40-04:00March 28th, 2023|
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