Great Lakes Lessons & Michigan’s First Net Zero Home

Mr. Great Lakes writes more than this blog, by the way. Which explains why it isn’t updated as much as it should be. With that in mind, I offer a couple of items from the Mr. Great Lakes Grab Bag, written by me, about Michigan:

From OnEarth Magazine: Great Lakes Lessons for Students and Teachers

“School has never been so cool, now that teachers in Michigan (and anywhere else there’s a connection to the Internet) are tapping into the power of a living, breathing ecosystem: the Great Lakes. Using data from these freshwater seas, Michigan Sea Grant is assisting educators and engaging students in real-deal science.”

From America’s Oldest & Michigan’s First Net Zero Energy Home (Photos)

If you want a super, energy-efficient home, you have to build new, right? Not necessarily. A 110-year-old Victorian home in Ann Arbor, Michigan, is being touted as America’s oldest net-zero energy house, and the first of its kind in the state.

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