Let’s face it, the cost of energy is skyrocketing and as we strive to utilize sustainable energy solutions, we still need to be able to heat and cool our homes as we go about our day to day business. This doesn’t necessarily mean that having a home that is environmentally friendly is going to drain your bank account or force you to live in a cave! In Barry Rehfeld’s best-selling book, Home Sweet Zero Energy Home: What it takes to develop great homes that won’t cost anything to heat, cool or light up, without going broke or crazy, you can learn how to develop a better, more environmentally friendly home which is more efficient, environmentally friendly and attractive.
In this segment of The Clean Energy View Radio Show, host, June Stoyer talks to energy conservation expert, Barry Rehfeld about his best-selling book. Barry Rehfeld has been a journalist for over 30 years and is the founder of zeroenergyintelligence.com where he writes about everything you need to know to build, buy or renovate a home that produces as much energy as it uses. After graduating from college as a mechanical engineer, he worked in power plants, where he saw first-hand the problems of carbon emissions before they became a worldwide issue. His passion for zero energy grew out of a half dozen feature stories he wrote for The New York Times on developing more energy efficient homes. Stay tuned!