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“…Central Phoenix VALI Home Net Zero Energy Certified by Living Future Institute”

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“…Vali makes a water-conserving dwelling in the desert a reality, not an afterthought”

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Eco Ninja

Eco Ninja

According to the latest American Housing Survey conducted by the U.S. Census, as of 2011 there were 1.8 million housing units in the greater Phoenix metropolitan area.  And as most Phoenicians can attest, all of them struggle to efficiently and comfortably shelter...
smarter sealed insulation makes better homes

smarter sealed insulation makes better homes

In our last post we looked at how we reinvented our framing for the next generation of home building.  Our owners get 4 times the insulation of a “green home” all while reducing waste and greatly improving daily living and durability.  In this post we will...
smarter framing makes better homes

smarter framing makes better homes

In our last post we shared a few ways our living homes improve the foundation of a home while adding to the larger integrated system.  This time we will take a similar look at the above ground structure of our homes. We build every home super insulated and super air...

“…working towards what we see as the perfect home for Phoenix”

Austin Trautman

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“…makes a water-conserving dwelling in the desert a reality, not an afterthought.”

Shelley D. Hutchins

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smarter foundations make better homes

smarter foundations make better homes

In our last post we introduced you to our educational series of what makes smarter homes inherently better, future proof and really the only homes you should consider buying.  In this post we will talk about some of the most important differences with a key component...
In-Fill+Off-Grid = Tesla Powerwall

In-Fill+Off-Grid = Tesla Powerwall

In part 1 we looked at the current state of SRP and APS power in Phoenix.  The basics; add on fees for solar customers to force similar grid maintenance costs to standard electricity customers.  With the new fees, increasing electricity rates and uncertainty of future...