This month’s power bill: $13.61 Total energy used: 420kwh Total energy produced: 400kwh
Category: general updates
Our first, almost construction-free summer.
2 people. 2 dogs. 1 composting toilet.
Our construction loan closed, so we’re moving into the pole barn for construction. The number one question we’ve been asked – what about the composting toilet. Here’s what the EPA says about them. http://water.epa.gov/aboutow/owm/upload/2005_07_14_comp.pdf
Our old, gross, dust-collecting (and spewing) wall heaters weren’t cutting it as a primary heat source. We opted for a ductless heat pump system as our main heating, and cooling, system. We finished the install in 2011 and have been …
the pole barn remodel
We’re taking our house remodel up a notch – building up and out. The challenge this presents – we need a place to stay. So, why not convert existing square footage into livable space? We turned to our pole barn. …