Holistic isn't a word we often associate with our home. Yet it makes sense that all of a home's systems -- heating, insulation, ventilation, lighting -- are related to one another. In this weekend's Chronicle, Anh-Minh wrote about energy audits, which are performed by companies for homeowners who are usually interested in decreased utility bills. Other benefits can include improved air quality -- and a greener home.
Anh-Minh actually had a local company, Sustainable Spaces, perform an evaluation on her home. What did she learn? Click here for the article. (There are also give some tips about what renters can do.)
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