The ‘Earth House’

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RICHMOND, Va. – Today, energy-efficient homes have become a popular trend among homeowners, but in the 1980’s it was a very uncommon sight. Senior Writer for R Home Magazine Harry Collatz Jr. joined us in the studio to share the history behind the very first energy-efficient home built in the Richmond area over thirty years ago. Nicknamed “The Earth House” the unique home is the focal point of R Home Magazine’s latest issue. The latest issue of R Home Magazine is available now. For more information you can visit


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