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Episode 65: Sheri Koones on What We Do with ADUs

Matt Damon was onto something in the movie Downsizing. Housing shortages, sky high prices—what’s someone without Matt Damon’s crypto money to do? Maybe you go small. Before we resort to shrinking people and entire cities in order to save on costs, let us have a listen to this week’s episode with Sheri Koones. Sheri is a journalist and author of numerous books related to smaller living. In this podcast episode, she explains what accessory dwelling units (ADUs) are and why they have increased in popularity in tandem with the small home movement.

 

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Featured Guest

Sheri Koones, Best-Selling Author and Journalist

Sheri Koones is a widely respected author who helps readers understand that getting the house of their dreams can be done in an ecologically responsible way.

Her books explore the variety, beauty and eco-friendly benefits of prefab homes. Her books have evolved from just profiling the variety of prefab methods in her first Prefabulous book to showing how energy efficient and sustainable houses can be with Prefabulous + Almost Off the Grid: Your Path to Building an Energy-Independent Home and Prefabulous + Sustainable: Building and Customizing an Affordable, Energy Efficient Home. Prefabulous World: Energy-Efficient and Sustainable Homes around the Globe explored the beauty and efficiency of houses around the world, from France to South Africa and Japan to Australia.

Her latest Book Prefabulous Small Houses shows not only how beautiful and efficient prefab houses can be but also the advantages of building small. She hopes to inspire homers to consider the most efficient and eco friendly methods of building their homes.

She has won the prestigious Gold in the Robert Bruss Real Estate Book Awards from NAREE in 2013, 2011 and 2008.

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