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Press / Media


2020 Interview with NPR — The Passive Home
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2019 Interview with Green Home Institute — Intro to Gull Lake Zero Passive Home
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2019 Chicago Tribune — The search for a place to memorialize a 17-​year-​old girl takes two friends on an emotional journey
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2011-​10 Passive Building Webinar. Mark was asked by the Association of Licensed Architects to give a webinar to their membership on the fundamentals of this new way of building called Passive House.
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2011-​08-​10 USGBC Podcast Interview. De-​Bunking the Green Is Expensive Myth. Interview with Mark A. Miller.
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2011-​05 Licensed Architect Magazine, Introduction to the Passive Home Standard.
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2011-​01 Natural Home Magazine. Solar Design. Matson Home photo featured on cover.
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2011-​10 Natural Home Magazine Blog. Mark asked to write a blog for Natural Home Magazine on the Passive House Standard.
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2008-​07 Live from the Heartland. Interview with Mark A. Miller.
Project : Green Homes & Bandshell
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2008-​07 Devcorp Newsletter. Rogers Park Tree Lovers Win Parks Award. Community Action.
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2008-​07 Natural Home and Garden, Now and Zen. Kohl Residence Renovation
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2008-​02 Salon Today. Going with the Flow, Project : Art & Science Salon
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2008-​02 Chicago Tribune, Going with the Flow
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2007-​12 Massage Therapy Journal. Design on a Budget. Project : The Nest, Center for Health
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2007-​12 Devcorp Newsletter. Bandshell Project Brightness Up Loyola Park.
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2004-​04 Chicago Tribune, Going with the Flow.
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