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Originally appeared in Mississippi Queen
on August 22, 2012
The woods and careful siting on each lot create a feeling of peaceful seclusion, but those trees also play an important role in keeping his monthly power bill low.“There are tall trees on our south side, so when it's in the late afternoon we never get beams of light In this climate, you want to block the sun, but still get natural light,” explains Nave. “We also have passive ventilation so when it's not humid we can open the windows and doors and get good circulation. In the mornings in the Spring and Fall we're able to turn off the A/C and really open things up.”

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