Design for the future – a call to action


“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.” ~ John F. Kennedy If only we knew what to expect tomorrow we could make better decisions today. Our societal structure is changing. The economy has changed how we as families are able…

UNLESS someone like you cares about the future…


UNLESS someone like you cares about the future, what will it look like? We cannot wait for someone else to fix it. This problem impacts us all and we can all make a change to improve the outcome. There are many little things that can be done that will make a home last 100 years…

UNLESS someone like you makes a change, nothing will be different


There are so many little things you can change around the home that will make a big difference on your monthly electric bills. It is hard to know where to start, so I always recommend starting with the low hanging fruit. Look for air leaks and seal them up. Usually the biggest leaks are not…

Harrisonburg Green Expo Next weekend


The Harrisonburg Green Expo has a little of everything: Book Swap, Bouncy house, Children’s Yoga, Fire Truck, Herm the EMU Mascot, Bean bag toss, coffee tasting, Little Grill, Bowl of Good, Solar Technology, Education sessions, movie, wind energy, healthy tips, building science…. the list goes on and on. Hope to see you there on November…

Climate Change solutions can save you money. The conversation has started.


There are common sense changes that we could all make that will benefit you directly while also reducing the human impacts on climate change. Cutting your carbon emissions can save you money. Cutting your water usage  can save you money. Using more durable products will save you money. Living in a healthier home will save you money….