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 |2024-03-25T12:43:09-04:00October 25th, 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 ( This overview course is [...]

By |2024-03-25T12:43:10-04:00June 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 |2024-03-25T12:43:11-04:00March 28th, 2023|

Insulation Basics for Net Zero Homes

See links below for more information on air sealing and insulating a high performing, energy-efficient home.\

By |2024-03-25T12:43:11-04:00January 19th, 2023|

Installing Foundation Insulation

Symbi Homes plans to achieve several green certifications for its remodel of a 19th-century Victorian. Each step of the way, from retrofits to the new construction of an ADU, Symbi Homes CEO Nicole Tysvaer looks to [...]

By |2023-07-21T19:41:41-04:00June 17th, 2022|
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