If you buy an old house, is there any way to make it more sustainable? What if that house happens to made out of baked goods?

Grist writer Katie Herzog sat down with James Connelly, director of the Living Product Challenge at the International Living Future Institute, to talk about how to make her newly purchased home a little more energy-efficient and a lot more environmentally friendly. Watch our video above to find out what kind of retrofitting tips he gave her — and what kind of candy works best as a solar panel.