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A recent article in Residental Architect online confirms that we’re right on trend in buying a small house and renovating to make it energy-efficient. Apparently, lots of homebuilders and renovators are thinking small, and requesting smaller homes, lower ceiling heights, and fewer double-height entry foyers from their architects. Those are integral characteristics of our house, which we couldn’t change if we wanted to, but what’s interesting is that these are also three of the features that Sarah Susanka extols in her Not So Big House series. I wonder if it’s her work in particular that informs this new consciousness, or if the common sense she’s been espousing for the last decade has finally turned mainstream.

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