“Ann’s penned a masterpiece, a well-written, accurate, and comprehensive guide that will help homeowners, builders, and architects achieve one of the greatest and most vital feats of all time: creating homes that produce as much – sometimes even more – energy than they consume each year! If you’re looking for ways to dramatically reduce your carbon footprint while saving a fortune in utility costs, this book is for you.”
Homes for a Small Planet
Green Building Press, 2009
Individuals and institutions have been working towards zero energy homes for more than a decade. Energy Free distills those collective efforts, compiling lessons learned, resource information, and step-by-step guidance on how to make the decisions that will yield an energy-free residential project, whether single-family or multifamily, new or existing, in an urban or a rural setting.
2011 International Book Awards Finalist Category:
Environment: Green/Alternative Energy/Conservation