Welcome to Nest. Here you will find stories, ideas, and advice about sustainable homes—everything from design, building, and renovating to landscaping and home economics. For example, if you have ever wondered about
• modular and prefabricated homes
• home energy audits
• constructive materials reuse
• growing your own food
• composting and wastewater management
• energy-efficient heating and cooling
• homes made of shipping containers
• craigslist as a tremendous force in sustainability
then you are one lucky reader. Watch this space and I will share with you the fruits of my research, the examples of pioneers in the field, and the lessons from whatever useful experiences I have gathered in managing my own home and rental property.
It's an exciting time! The world is bursting with ideas; there are great minds at work on this stuff. And readers, please keep in touch; I'll be eager for your feedback on what you see here or elsewhere.
There's much to discuss.