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Greenovation: A Hot Roof and a Cool Attic

Greenovation: A Hot Roof and a Cool Attic

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Ann Arbor based Meadowlark Energy sprays foam onto Matt's attic ceiling creating a "hot roof" which ironically keeps the attic much cooler in the summer. (Photo by Matt Grocoff of

Host: Rebecca Williams
Show date: 11/09/2010

What happens if you seal up the leaks in your house... add a bunch of insulation... and then find out it’s too tight? For a while now, we’ve been telling you about an attempt to make a 110-year old house in Michigan the oldest net-zero home in America. Net-zero means it uses no more energy than it produces. Lester Graham has the latest installment in our ongoing story.

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