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Editor's Notepad

Editor's Notepad


Energy Nerd Recognized by Fellow Blogger

comments (2) November 15th, 2012 in Blogs
patrick_mccombe Patrick McCombe, Associate editor

Martin Holladay poses with one of his homes oldest PV panels.Click To Enlarge

Martin Holladay poses with one of his home's oldest PV panels.


I've had the pleasure of knowing Martin Holladay for more than 10 years, so it came as no surprise to me that his passion for sustainable building and his journalistic chops were recently recognized by the website Retro Renovation. The site's regular blogger, Pam Kueber, told readers that Martin is "pretty much my favorite blogger in the universe."

Martin, who writes the Musings of an Energy Nerd blog for Green Building Advisor, has developed a loyal following because of a level of journalistic integrity that's often missing from other green-building blogs. Pam writes, "The #1 reason I love Martin's columns: He is data driven. If a product claims it will save energy - and therefore, money - he digs for the research to see if it really did, or will. Furthermore, he bakes in how much it costs to buy and install the product - to determine the final financial/environmental calculus. I have not been able to find this level of practical, data-driven, environmentally-focused home improvement journalism anywhere else online."

You can read more by following this link: In praise of Martin Holladay: Musings of An Energy Nerd - Retro Renovation.

Well done, Martin. Keep up the good work.

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Comments (2)

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Posted: 3:46 am on May 15th

marcjb marcjb writes: As a building nerd, I have to agree. Martin has great insight and integrity and doesn't pander to corporate interests. I've learned a lot from his blog and the comments also can be very enlightening. Bravo!
Posted: 8:30 pm on November 26th

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