An overview covering site purchase as well as planning, designing and building a water and energy saving home. Strategies include: site planning, passive solar design, greywater, water harvesting and alternative building materials (straw, adobe, Rastra & more).
Joe Matesi is President/owner of Holistic Habitats Inc. He has over a quarter century of experience planning, designing, and building homes, condos, townhouses, apartments and communities. For the past 12 years he has been building with natural and recycled materials: straw, Rastra, adobe, wood frame and more.