Tag: Ecohousing

History of Fair Oaks EcoHousing

I started Fair Oaks EcoHousing because I want to live in a friendly community where neighbors know and care about each other. I think we need more neighborhoods like that! 1. It was Love at First Sight In Fall 2003, I visited my friend Don’s home in downtown Sacramento. When I looked out his kitchen...

Could Living in Cohousing Save your Family $100,000?

While many intuitively understand the benefits of living in a close-knit neighborhood, some people need numbers to convince them. That’s why members of Belfast Cohousing & Ecovillage on the Maine coast conducted their own study to find out how much money typical residents will save in energy costs and in-kind goods and services. The result?... Read More

Transitioning to a Net-Zero Home

[Sarah Lozanova is an environmental journalist and communications professional with an MBA in sustainable management. She recently relocated to BelfastCohousing & Ecovillage in Midcoast Maine with her husband and two children. The article was published in motherearthliving.com] Jeffrey and Judith loved living in the quaint harbor town of Belfast, Maine, with waterfront views. They resided... <