Posts by Lee Grutchfield:

Net Zero House

Getting to Net Zero: the Power Generation

Sustainable on-site energy sources such as solar PV and geothermal systems are increasingly being used to power our Net Zero energy homes.
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Net Zero House

Getting to Net Zero: Bundling Up with a Warm Winter Coat

To achieve Net Zero energy, perhaps the most important aspect of home design is the building envelope. Read more to learn what this all means.
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Net Zero House

Getting to Net Zero: Location, Location, Location

In the first of a 3-part series, Lee describes the initial steps on the path toward reaching your Net Zero goals.
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Prefab Concepts Evolve into Custom Home Designs

My partner Rolf Kielman and I first became interested in the idea of prefab home design in response to inquiries we were getting for off- the- shelf house plans...
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TruexCullins Goes PreFab

In a recent article in the Champlain Business Journal, we talked about current trends toward building smaller homes that we have experienced in our residential practice.  We also showed...
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Lee Grutchfield’s “I Believe…”; from Sunday’s Burlington Free Press

I Believe: ‘We are on the cusp of a new era in building, and here in Vermont we are leading the way’ Special to the Free Press • Sunday,...
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Energy Use in a Net Zero Home

When I am talking to people about the idea of a “net-zero” home, I will sometimes say that we are now able to build houses that use no energy. ...
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