Matthew Grocoff
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Matt was awarded the 2012 Michigan Green Leader by the Detroit Free Press and has been called one of "Greater Detroit's most progressive personalities". He is a net-zero energy and building performance consultant, co-founder of Mission Zero Fest and a nationally renowned advocate and authority on green building design and retrofits. Matt is host of Greenovation.TV, a contributor to the Environment Report on public radio and the green renovation expert for Old House Web. Matt has a Mission Zero goal to eliminate the negative environmental impact of every building in America.

He is a sought-after lecturer and a frequent source for journalists on the topic of net zero energy, green-building, historic preservation and energy performance.

His home was selected as one of USA Today's "Best Green Homes of 2010" and The Atlantic called it "sustainable perfection." It is America's oldest and Michigan's first net-zero energy home, meaning it annually produces more energy than his family consumes.
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At 6:05am on December 4, 2012, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Matthew,

We LOVED your TED talk on your net zero home. How wonderful to see you join Home Energy Pros! Welcome!

Please feel free to join in the forum and share your insights. We'd also be happy to have you re-post your blogs here.


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