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Affordable Natural House



OVERVIEW

OVERVIEW

Demonstration-Home
Marketable-Home

13%

19%

16%

19%

13%

13%

6%

(This house reported 31 resource efficient features.
Percentages above indicate the distribution of features and total 100%)

GOALS

  • To demonstrate an integrated family of techniques combining energy-efficiency, healthy living environment, and ecologically-aware, low-pollution materials.
The Affordable Natural Home

HOME DETAILS

  • Location: Madison, Wisconsin
  • Climate Zone: Cold
  • Type of Project: New Construction
  • Home Completed: 2002
  • Setting: urban
  • Energy Source: - natural gas - grid electric
  • Layout: Single-Family; 2 bedroom; No garage
  • Lot Size: Unknown
  • Square Footage: 1114
  • Sales Market: Low-income
  • Cost/Square Foot: Unknown

PRIMARY CONTACT

Lou Host-Jablonski, .
Design Coalition
- Designer

Website:
Phone: (608) 246-8846
Email: Lou@designcoalition.org

Note
A non-profit architectural and planning office founded with the mission of serving and empowering people who are without access to quality design and construction expertise. The office specializes in socially conscious and ecologically responsible design.

SPECIAL INFORMATION

The Affordable Natural House is an urban infill "green" and natural home. It demonstrates an integrated family of techniques combining energy-efficiency, healthy living environment, and ecologically-aware, low-pollution materials. Performance monitoring and research into building materials and techniques is an ongoing part of the The Affordable Natural House project. Updates on performance results of techniques used in this home can be found at the Collaboration page of the Design Coalition's Affordable Natural Home website.

Application of earthen plaster

Big sky light for passive solar and daylighting

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