Bob has a visit from Steve Offutt (from the national Energy Star program), who helps explain why efficiency should be the first concern for cost-conscious homeowners buying new appliances.
In the basement, there's a state-of-the-art, ultra-efficient Buderus boiler being installed. Plus, Bob travels all the way to Germany to tour the plant where the boilers are manufactured.
This project follows an urban renewal story, involving grass-roots activism and affordable housing. Bob Vila reports on nine newly built three-bedroom homes, including one with accessibility for people with disabilities.
ALL EPISODES IN ACCESSIBLE HOME