Lessons Learned From Our First Net Zero Energy Cost Model Home

| August 4, 2011

$67.53 (Sixty Seven Dollars and fifty three cents).  That’s how much we ended up owing Duke Energy for an entire YEAR’s worth of power on our Net Zero Research & Development model home in Northwind. That translates to just $5.63 per month. If you’ve been following Potterhill Homes for the past year, then chances are [...]


History of the Northside in Cincinnati

| February 25, 2011

Cincinnati is one of the older cities in the US and as with All Older Cities comes a Rich History. Potterhill Homes recently opened up a Community in Historical Northside. As a Cincinnati Native, I thought it would be nice to take some time and explore the history of this great Neighborhood in Cincinnati. It’s all [...]


LEED Certification Really Pays

| November 30, 2010

…each of these homeowners in Northwind will save on average $50,400 in property taxes over the 15 year period because of this property tax abatement…


Green Homes Summit: Saturday, November 13th, 2010

| October 29, 2010

Potterhill Homes is a proud sponsor of the 2010 Green Homes Summit being held at Cincinnati State Technical College on Saturday, November 13th from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. The event includes a keynote speaker; Workshops/ Seminars; All-day Trade Show with green exhibitor booths; and a Green Homes tour of actual LEED certified homes in [...]


Come Watch Our Electric Meter Run Backwards!

| August 2, 2010

Come visit us mid-day on a sunny day at the Potterhill community Northwind in Northside and chances are, you’ll get to see our electric meter running backwards. We have combined our standard best building practices with geothermal heating and cooling and solar panels to create this home that is “Net Zero Energy Cost”.  The solar [...]

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Cincinnati-based Potterhill Homes is a premier builder of affordable, environmentally friendly homes in Greater Cincinnati. Our homes are built with traditional Cincinnati architectural styles and are perfect for both urban infill and suburban development. To learn more about Potterhill Homes,visit www.potterhillhomes.com.

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As the people behind Potterhill Homes, we have some pretty strong feelings about energy efficiency and green building. And we don't always agree! But we are commited to building a best homes we can and bringing you along on our journey to figure out exactly what that means! Thanks for checking out our site. My Google Profile+