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The Genie Digital Summit Tour de Force

The Genie Digital Summit Tour de Force

What happens when the the most recognized brand in garage door openers decides to completely redesign their entire line to meet consumer concerns as well as update with the latest in technology? You end up in Baltic and Mt. Hope, Ohio, home of The Genie Company. We were graciously invited […]

Take A Peek Inside The Columbus Idea Foundry

Take A Peek Inside The Columbus Idea Foundry

Last month while enjoying the exploits of the Tool Race we also had a chance to tour through the Columbus Idea Foundry, the host of not only the race, but the birthplace of many of the modified tools that careened towards victory. On display were a bevy of awesome artworks, […]

Power Tools On Fire: Welcome to the Tool Race

Power Tools On Fire: Welcome to the Tool Race

This past weekend we had the absolute joy of attending the Third Annual Ohio Tool Racing Championships in Columbus, Ohio, and we could not have been more impressed. Run out of the Columbus Idea Foundry, the concept is that people race modified power tools down a wooden track for the […]

Ohio’s First Passive House: The Walking Tour

Ohio’s First Passive House: The Walking Tour

In February we were invited to the Passive House in Yellow Springs, Ohio’s open house. Hosted by both the new owners and the building company, the event was a casual, yet incredibly informative adventure. The people at Green Generation Building have been generous enough to share the walking tour here […]

Ohio’s First Passive House: An Interview With Andrew Kline

Ohio’s First Passive House: An Interview With Andrew Kline

Back in the fall we shared with you the first Passive House in Ohio. Recently, after news that the house had been successfully completed and sold, we were able to sit down with Green Generations’ President Andrew Kline to take a closer look into everything that goes into a Passive […]

Ohio’s First Passive House

Ohio’s First Passive House

There’s a real-life green building trend coming to life in the Miami Valley. A brand-new local green construction company, Generation Green Building, is in the process of constructing Ohio’s first Passive House. According to the website, The Yellow Springs Passive House is nearly 1,800 square feet and encompasses three bedrooms, […]

Do-It-Yourself without Debt

Do-It-Yourself without Debt

This homeowner and his family have renovated their 1913 tudor house (which they bought for $65,000 twelve years ago) with pure sweat equity and have managed to completely transform a home that was on the brink of being condemned all without going into debt and living and spending within their […]