The bids are in. And ouch is about all I can say. It hurts – it’s bruising my spirit. When we ask the builder what is out of line, what is throwing our numbers off the charts, the answer is everything that makes our home a smart green home.
Feeling wounded, we go home and soul search. What is our purpose in building this home? What is in our end in mind? What are our highest values, and is this home congruent with them? Read the rest of this entry »