February 24th, 2014
Jeff and his family arrived in Athens over ten years ago and liked what they saw. What they saw were local-foods restaurants, a farmers market and schools within walking distance. So they purchased a house in town. Initially the house was a temporary stepping stone to the ultimate destination of a home in the country. But on second thought it made more sense to just stay in Athens and avoid the commute. So they transformed their home into a deep energy retrofit showcase, which stands as one of the prime examples of green home design in Athens. Compared to the original home the retrofit home is easier to heat and cool, better ventilated, quieter and nearly self sufficient with solar electricity.
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