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OVERVIEW

OVERVIEW


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(This house reported 43 resource efficient features.
Percentages above indicate the distribution of features and total 100%)

GOALS

  • To build a house that is energy-efficient in the cold northwestern Wyoming climate, using both passive and active solar energy, and to use as many green building materials as possible.
The Taylor Home is west of Jackson

HOME DETAILS

  • Location: Wilson, Wyoming
  • Climate Zone: Very-Cold
  • Type of Project: New Construction
  • Home Completed: 2003
  • Setting: rural
  • Energy Source: - solar - propane - grid electric
  • Layout: Single-Family; 3 bedroom; Attached garage
  • Lot Size: 3 acre
  • Square Footage: 2579
  • Sales Market: Middle-income
  • Cost/Square Foot: $ 200.00

PRIMARY CONTACT

Nancy Taylor, Homeowner
Green Living and Building Consulting
- Homeowner

Website:
Phone: (307) 733-7584
Email: nancytaylor@wyom.net

Note
The homeowner worked closely with the builder to promote the use of green products and to educate subcontractors about environmentally-sound building practices.

SPECIAL INFORMATION

The homeowner teaches a sustainability workshop called: "The Art of Green Living and Building" and just wrote the book: "Go Green: How to Build an Earth-Friendly Community." Information about the book is available through her website, listed above.

Solar panels and an attached greenhouse make good use of the sun

The kitchen gets abundant natural light

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