Information regarding Solar and Appropriate Technology gets you headed in the right direction. We can discuss pros and cons of various building technologies, sustainable building practices, and how to achieve a net zero energy building. I will also suggest publications and websites. I can sketch concept drawings and hold them up to the camera, or e-mail Auto-Cad Construction Details. We can set up a schedule for your project and discuss criteria for materials and contractor selection. I've been doing more and more quick consulting these days to get people started in the right direction. Call him on the Skype and he'll give you some direction and consultation for an affordable hourly rate. All systems have been pre-tested on his own projects, and have stood the test of time, built to code or gorilla style. Brian has traveled often to create solar houses and retrofits. These days, most of the designing is done over the internet, to try and reduce the amount of necessary site visits, and his personal carbon footprint. 30 years of Solar Home Design and Building provides a wealth of information about products and Solar Building techniques. Call me on Zoom ($100/hour fee) and we can video conference.