This is a re-posting of an article from Roaring Fork Lifestyles magazine.
Check this Tumbler scrapbook about the construction process, very interesting.
Confluence Architecture & Sustainability was the HERS raters for this home. The HERS is an outstanding -10! The negative means is actually beyond net-zero, it is net-positive. As in, the occupants of this home should never have to pay for heating, cooling, lighting or hot water. Attention to detail got this house crazy air tight. Even with salvaged windows and doors, Steven was able to get this down to .69 ACH50. I’m sure it would have bested Passive House requirements (.6 ACH50) if not for the less-than perfect windows and doors.
Congratulations Steven and Bailey- you have a beautiful, high-quality home. Here are a few teaser photos…