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OVERVIEW

OVERVIEW

Marketable-Home

23%

15%

13%

18%

15%

10%

5%

(This house reported 39 resource efficient features.
Percentages above indicate the distribution of features and total 100%)

Solar panels for electricity and hot water are prime components of this off-the-grid home

HOME DETAILS

  • Location: Charlestown, Rhode Island
  • Climate Zone: Cold
  • Type of Project: New Construction
  • Home Completed: 2000
  • Setting: rural
  • Energy Source: - solar - propane - wood burning
  • Layout: Single-Family; 3 bedroom; Attached garage
  • Lot Size: 20 acre
  • Square Footage: 2600
  • Sales Market: Middle-income
  • Cost/Square Foot: $ 55.00

PRIMARY CONTACT

Donald Watson, AIA, Architect
EarthRise
- Designer

Phone: (203) 459-0332
Email: lakesideDJ@aol.com

Note
Donald Watson specializes in environmental design. He is former Professor and Dean of Rensseleaaler Polytechnic Institute. Recipient of many national and international design awards, he was awarded a 2002 NESEA Green Building Design Award for this home.

HOME AWARDS/CERTIFICATIONS

Desirable air flow and daylight are enhanced by the open design


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