Sonya Newenhouse, Ph.D. is an eco-entrepreneur who enjoys providing practical and creative solutions to help individuals and organizations live and manage green. Her firm, Madison Environmental Group, provides LEED green building and sustainability consulting services. She is also founder and president of Community Car, a car sharing organization in Madison Wisconsin. Currently she is developing NewenHouse, a business that will provide super-insulated sustainable kit homes.
- They will be so well insulated that they will not require a furnace, even through winters in Wisconsin, where we are building the prototype.
- The NewenHouses are designed to be 80 percent more energy efficient than the average American home.
- They will have an effective, cozy layout that is welcoming and bright, and the building materials will focus on natural materials that are healthier for people and the planet.
“The NewenHouses are designed to be 80 percent more energy efficient than the average American home.”