Juggling the inevitable growing housing needs against the need to respect the environment is a real challenge. A responsible architect, builder or a new home owner will ask themselves – how can we minimize or even eliminate our carbon footprint while continuing the march of progress? Is it even possible? Amanda and Chris Costanza say “yes” both questions.
A married couple from Rochester are also principals of 9X30 Design. They are at the forefront of architectural design of environmentally friendly buildings. They have built a reputation on sustainability, energy efficiency and low maintenance with their 9X30 business and design principles. Their mission is to make “NZEBs” ubiquitous (net zero energy buildings) NZEBs use no energy and produce no emissions. Now the Costanzas have pushed the boundaries of their own principles and taken it to the next level. [click to continue…]