Catch us at the WEST COAST NATURAL BUILDING CONFERENCE April 22-24!

Materials

  • Net zero upfront carbon footprint and net zero operational carbon
  • Modular straw panel system with R-29+ exterior walls
  • Hemp batt insulation roof assembly – R-49+
  • Wood fiber exterior sheathing eliminates thermal bridging
  • Emphasis on natural and bio-based building materials
  • Passive solar design with thermal mass
  • High-performance solar gain windows U=0.16, SHOC=0.32
  • Perlite slab insulation
  • Energy-efficient appliances and fixtures
  • Mini-split heat pump 33 SEER
  • Heat recovery ventilator
  • Hybrid electric heat pump water heater
  • Low-flow water fixtures
  • Solar panels
  • Earthen clay and lim plaster wall finish
  • Tadelakt shower
  • Low carbon footprint concrete mix
  • Biochar and localscape carbon sink landscaping

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