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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...
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...
VALI – Innovation and conscious business

VALI – Innovation and conscious business

Innovation, it’s a word so overused and misunderstood these days.  Often now innovation just means “we made this widget look a little different and you should buy it because we say it’s new and cool.”  This makes me sad because in reality...