Sustainable Lessons Learned from an Early Adopter

December 4, 2014

The New York Times profiles the story of a retired couple that built their own sustainable and efficient home. It’s been years since they’ve written a check for utility bills, but they still have regrets.

 

The Vermont couple are an example of “early adopters,” people who adopt green technology only to discover that simpler, less costly technologies emerge not long after. The couple realized that they “produced a smorgasbord of systems, rather than something streamlined and focused.”

 

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