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Smart Design Advice for Hot & Humid Climates (i.e. The South)

comments (0) May 18th, 2012 in Blogs
Matt Risinger Matt Risinger, Blogger

Video Length: 13:45
Produced by: Matt Risinger

If you've never heard Architect Peter Pfeiffer speak about green building and designing a home for a climate then you're in for a treat.  I first met Peter 9 years ago at a Building Science conference in Boulder CO.  He gave a similar talk to this one and I was blown away by his smart design knowledge for a hot/humid climate zone like Austin, TX.  At the time I was considering a move from Portland OR to Austin TX (my wife's hometown) and I said he would be the first guy I would lookup if I moved to Austin.  Well, that's exactly what I did and my first house I built in Austin 7 years ago was designed by Barley & Pfeiffer Architects.  Peter was speaking for a local business group and I volunteered to tape his talk.  This is the first of two videos, click on the link at the end of the video for part 2. - Matt Risinger Risinger Homes Austin TX

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