Matt Grocoff, Esq. LEED-GA has been honored with the 2012 Michigan Green Leader Award and is founder of Thrive - Net Zero Energy Consulting Collaborative, host of Greenovation.TV, a contributor to The Environment Report on Public Radio, the green renovation expert for Old House Web, and a sought after lecturer. His home is America's oldest net-zero energy home and was called "Sustainable Perfection" by The Atlantic, and honored as one of USA Today's seven "Best Green Homes of 2010" and Preservation Project of the Year. He has eliminated his energy bill forever and drives a Chevy Volt powered by the sunshine that hits his roof. Join him on Google+, Twitter, Facebook, and GreenovationTV. Photo by Cybelle Codish.
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