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Renewable Energy and Cohousing Podcast

Posted on February 7, 2008 by
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[Note, as of February 2017, most of the links below are no longer active.]

RenewableEnergyAccess.com has a podcast on cohousing and green building featuring Nubanusit Neighborhood and Farm, a cohousing community in New Hampshire.

The 18 minute audio program focuses on the ecological features of the community including energy efficiency and design to minimize driving. The cohousing units received a LEED Platinum rating, the highest rating awarded by LEED.

 

The Nubanusit Neighborhood and Farm is a new 29-unit co-housing development being built in Peterborough, NH. The community features state-of-the-art, energy-efficient homes; a working organic farm; seven wood pellet boilers for electricity and hot water; and “roughed in” plans for photovoltaics and solar hot water systems. Stephen Lacey visited the site and brought back this story.

Last month we ran a piece from the same site on how renewable energy and cohousing could reduce home energy costs.

Go to the Podcast Page or click here to listen now.


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