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Scenes From Saturday's Energy Efficiency Home Tour

on October 16, 2016 - 8:08pm
PEEC and Los Alamos County sponsored a tour of energy efficient homes Saturday. The home of Rosmarie and Paul Frederickson features 1.5 inches of insulation added under the stucco. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
The Frederickson home has a heat-collecting sunroom. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
The Frederickson garden produces much of the family's food. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
The Meyer home has solar panels and a xeric
(drought resistant perennials) garden. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Drought-tolerant cool-season fescue lawn at the Meyer home. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Kathy Gursky shows off the large east-facing windows that allow for solar gain at the Gursky and Bolton Home. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Rick Bolton and Kathy Gursky planted deciduous trees to the east of their home to block sunlight in summer, but not in winter. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

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