Phoenix Rising: Lessons Learned from Katrina
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This article originally appeared in the July/August 2010
issue of Home Energy Magazine.
July 01, 2010
Energy-efficient homes play a significant role in post-Katrina rebuilding in New Orleans and the Gulf Coast.
Julie Groth didn’t set out to become a building contractor. Like her father, she intended to become a “land man,” oil-patch lingo for a land management executive, the advance staffer who puts together land deals with other oil and gas producers. So she got a degree in petroleum land management from the University of Texas at Austin and went to work right after college. And not long after, the big oil bust of the late 1980s hit, putting her out of work. Not that she minded much.
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