Farmhouse recently made waves in the press with Boulder Lifestyles’ publication of our LEED Platinum home! Read more to find out about our client’s vision for their home, and how Scott Rodwin and the team was able to make it a reality.
Our clients moved in to this modest off-grid Near-Net Zero Energy home in starkly beautiful Cotopaxi, CO. Solar PV, solar hot water and a robust insulation package combined to achieve a HERS 5 (95% less energy than allowed by code) rating. The low-profile, low-maintenance, and simple geometry of the envelope were characteristics specifically chosen to meet the Owner’s requirements for economy, sustainability, simplicity and durability.
As the cold weather settles in, we would like to share this article we wrote for BCH&G. In it we offer our Top 10 Tips for how to improve the energy-efficiency and thermal comfort of your home.
Standing seam metal roofs, tan stucco walls, wood columns, and natural stone accents blend in to the mountain site, covered in wild grasses, moss-covered boulders, and tall ponderosa pines. Except for the landscape, hardscape, front door and exterior patio railings, the outside of the home is now complete.