The design of Richard Levine's 1975 solar house was to take advantage of sunlight as much as possible. This included a greenhouse on the lower level. Levine said advances in insulation and solar technology in the four decades since now allow for more efficient, normal-looking houses.
The design of Richard Levine's 1975 solar house was to take advantage of sunlight as much as possible. This included a greenhouse on the lower level. Levine said advances in insulation and solar technology in the four decades since now allow for more efficient, normal-looking houses. Tom Eblen teblen@herald-leader.com
The design of Richard Levine's 1975 solar house was to take advantage of sunlight as much as possible. This included a greenhouse on the lower level. Levine said advances in insulation and solar technology in the four decades since now allow for more efficient, normal-looking houses. Tom Eblen teblen@herald-leader.com

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Tom Eblen

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Tom Eblen is a columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader who writes about life, people and issues in Lexington and Kentucky. A Lexington native, Eblen was the Herald-Leader's managing editor from 1998 to 2008.