Subterranean homes provide one solution to finding energy efficiency

High fuel costs have leaders in the Kotzebue region looking for creative ways to make their homes highly efficient. A group from their local housing authority toured a subterranean home in Bethel recently. Homes in both communities are usually built on pilings which allow them to be re-leveled regularly. But elevated homes cost more to heat and that has residents looking for better ways to build.

Shane Iverson, KYUK – Bethel