Chris Dorsi

Chris Dorsi is the founder of Habitat X. He’s spent the last 40 years developing best practices for the housing industry, writing and publishing respected books and technical curricula, running a successful construction company, and working as a real estate developer.

Chris is the co-author of Residential Energy: Cost Savings and Comfort for Existing Buildings, the Homeowner’s Handbook to Energy Efficiency, and other respected titles on sustainable design and construction. Chris’ upcoming book, Human Habitat, is due on the shelves in 2017, and reports from the intersection of housing, culture, and environment.

Residential Energy

Chris divides his time between Helena, Montana and Madrid, Spain. His avocations include all manner of outdoor activities, having traveled under human power down most of the rivers and trails of the American West.

Chris is available for events at your site, whether to deliver keynote speeches, manage technical training, or to support corporate communication projects.

View or download Chris’ CV in English or Spanish.

See a few of Chris’ publications at

See how Chris’ publications are used by the U.S. Department of Energy.



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