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.
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.
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.

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...

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...

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,...

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. ...

Building on Human Nature

The Truexcullins Blog is a platform for insights and opinions from the design leaders of Truexcullins. Join us as we explore topics related to design innovation, environmental sustainability, and building on human nature.

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