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Knocking on Future’s Door

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This is so unbelievably cool!  I wish I had known about this competition before we built our house!

There is a competition sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy wherein contestants are judged on ten individual components of building:

  1. architecture
  2. market appeal
  3. engineering
  4. affordability
  5. communications
  6. comfort
  7. hot water
  8. appliances
  9. home entertainment, and
  10. energy balance

The entries are all very modern, ecologically savvy, and extraordinarily cutting-edge.  Take a look at the article where I first read about it, and the website for the competition.

Here’s the winning entry, by the way:

 

 

 

 

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Cari McGee

My husband and I came to the Tri-Cities in 1994, and we thought it would be a temporary stop on our way to larger cities. He was a television sports anchor at the time, and we planned to go wherever the "next step up" took us. Twenty-plus years later, we're still here and we've loved every minute of it! We have two children now, and we've found the Tri-Cities area is a wonderful place to raise a family. It's a great place to do outdoorsy things -- I like to hike Badger Mountain or run along the river path. I also love reading ... by a cozy fire in the winter or a beautiful picture window in the summer (with the A/C on!). I've been a licensed Realtor since 2004. I earned my managing broker's license in 2016, which means I can run my own brokerage, or create a team of real estate agents and supervise them. I became a director of the Tri-Cities Association of Realtors Board of Directors in 2016. I am on the Budget and Finance Committee there, as well. I love serving the citizens of this community, and my fellow Realtors, too.

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