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YesHaus Heating Cost

What house has a built in energy meter?  The YesHaus of course!  This is like having a speedometer on your home and a way to record and measure your energy use.  What better way to know where you stand and what to expect on your bill?  The image you see is from an actual YesHaus reading that we took on March 21.

Look at how low the readings are on each gauge shown. This screenshot of the actual dashboard indicates a predicted home heating cost of only $9.19 for the…

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Added by Elliott Management Consultants on March 27, 2013 at 8:57am — No Comments

R. Buckminster Fuller

I was fortunate to learn about R. Buckminster  "Bucky" Fuller from my good friend Johhny Weiss at Solar Energy International.  Johnny spent some time with Bucky back in the days of John Denver and the Windstar Foundation near Aspen Colorado.  Johnny told me this story about Bucky. When Bucky was in school the teacher drew a line on the chalkboard.  Bucky asked his teacher, “What does that line weigh".  I love this story and the stir this must have created in the classroom.    Bucky was…

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Added by Elliott Management Consultants on February 12, 2013 at 7:13pm — No Comments

EMC Affordable YesHaus

A key mission of EMC is to Provide Affordable Housing for All People Worldwide.

First a word from our sponsor ... All YesHauses are affordable!  EMC continues to push the market trends by selling cost competitive homes with superior energy features.

Over 7 million households in the US spend more than half of their monthly income on rent and many of those households are  in substandard housing.  From my own experience, I remember weatherizing a home in…

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Added by Elliott Management Consultants on February 7, 2013 at 12:38pm — No Comments

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