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Nate Adams

Nate Adams

Nate Adams is the founder of Energy Smart Home Performance near Cleveland Ohio. Energy Smart's focus is on solving homeowner problems with home comfort, health, durability, and efficiency using Building Science thinking. Usually this looks like a cross between insulation and HVAC upgrades. He hopes to help foster a vibrant industry making consumer homes better. Some of these homes, such as this one, are "homes of the future" that no longer need fossil fuels because they only use electricity that can be created renewably. Energy Smart Home Performance

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A Habitat Energy Makeover A Habitat Energy Makeover

Donated labor and materials made this building-science feat feasible Read more

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Habitat House Part 1: Principles, Budget, and Priorities Habitat House Part 1: Principles, Budget, and Priorities

Not your average Habitat for Humanity project Read more

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Petri Dish House Petri Dish House

A cautionary tale of high indoor humidity, mold problems, and what not to do in a home if you want healthy clients. Read more

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How Small Jobs Killed My Business How Small Jobs Killed My Business

Chasing energy rebates takes the focus off solving problems and puts it on getting as much rebate with as little out of pocket as possible, resulting in small jobs and mediocre performance improvement. Read more

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