Monthly Archives: March 2015

Drilling for water

In early February I visited the site with Robin Caster from Caster Well Drilling out of Fulton, NY to get an idea of where we might be able to drill for water. It was my first time seeing someone dousing for … Continue reading

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Understanding Net Zero

When I retired from Xerox in July 2013 we knew that we wanted to build an energy efficient house but we really didn’t know what that meant. I’ve always been interested in energy efficiency and solar energy so those were areas … Continue reading

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Site work begins–October 2014

After a long wait, (about one year) we finally received site approval from the DEC to move forward with our plans. We never anticipated it taking so long, but it gave us time to think about what we wanted and … Continue reading

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Site Selection — a “family” connnection

It isn’t easy finding the right piece of land to build your “forever” retirement home. It had to be suitable to aging in place, allowing us access to the things we enjoy most– nature, kayaking and spending time with family. With three kids … Continue reading

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