The Energy Efficient House That Jack Built

The 1973 oil embargo motivated Jack and Billie Strickler to design and build an energy efficient—and energy-producing—house for their retirement.



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The living room receives natural light.  
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A component of the hot water storage system.
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The exposed south face of Jack Strickler's energy efficient house.
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Stickler standing with the wind generator he designed.
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Diagram shows the Stickler house's integrated energy management and energy generation systems.
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