little house, big impact

September 27, 2008

Dee Williams built her house with her bare hands.  All 84 square feet of it (yes, you read that right).

sustainable living beyond painting your house grren

sustainable living beyond painting your house green

With solar panels, propane heating that hits her for $8/month in the snowy months, large skylights, and a one burner stove, her home is the result of her decision to stop talking about eco-consciousness and start making it her lifestyle.

Dee’s home and others like it recently caught the attention of The NY Times.

sidenote: nau–the people who shot Dee’s video–is a great clothing company from oregon that sells eco-friendly activewear and outdoor clothing. they are a company we have much respect for and a great model for businesses using their resources for social and environmental change. check them out!

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2 Responses to “little house, big impact”

  1. Thanks for posting this. I’d seen a bit about it on tv some months ago, and was thinking about it again recently and couldn’t find anything on it. Thanks again.

  2. Cortney said

    I love this post! Reminds me of how difficult it can be at first to develop the foundation/construction of a successful business or home (in the case above) – but better yet, when you get to see the outcome and success of your new built entity – the sweat, time, and effort you placed into it evolves into a complete wholeness of true happiness in life! Thank you Adam, Alexander, and Carl – Pink Door looks forward to a successful partnership!

    -Cortney A. Cole
    President & Founder
    Pink Door Nonprofit Organization

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