|Greg's NM near net zero remodel -- collectors to left.|
The house has been foamed and then plastered over the entire exterior.
Greg did most of the work himself, and goes through the details of planning and installing the upgrades.
|The 2000 gallon heat storage tank stores heat for a couple days of cloudy weather.|
Greg used a balanced approach consisting upgrades to the home's thermal envelope to reduce heat loss, and then the addition of a solar heating system sized to meet the remaining heat loss.
|Four large solar water heating collectors provide space and water heating.|