Bio Building

The eco-friendly house at a low price


This home is located in McMinnville and has won the award Energy Star 2011 as the Northwest home of the year. It can be defined as a showcase of all eco-friendly measures and we can talk about accessible green building. The welcoming ecological house is spread over an area of ​​1,287 square meters and its strong point, beyond the materials, is theenergy efficiency.

The house is priced at $ 139 per square foot, the cost is relatively low because the designers have decided to work on their own and aim forenergy efficiency without the aid of particularly advanced technologies.

LOOK THE PHOTOS OF THE COZINE CREEK COTTAGE

The house is called Cozine Creek Cottage and was designed and built with a double-walled frame and other easy-to-use materials designed to reduce heat dispersion (see photo gallery). The house was built with a double wall and to ensure thermal insulation, a fiberglass roof was added to this.

Strategies forenergy efficiency include the insulation of all windows, cracks and "stitching", Even the roof was insulated and great attention was paid to the furnishings. All appliances in the house enjoy the brand Energy Star. The lighting is strictly LED and a heat recovery fan and a heater optimized for water management have been installed. For heating and cooling, the house is equipped with a control unit placed on the bathroom ceiling. From this central panel there are various pipes that bring hot or cold air throughout the house.

LOOK THE PHOTOS OF THE COZINE CREEK COTTAGE

The House Cozine Creek Cottage it was painted with sustainable paints (no-VOC) and also the finishes were made with materials free of formaldehyde and other polluting materials. The floor was made of natural bamboo wood, all the taps of the ecological house they can boast a low-flow system to reduce water waste. To take care of the work was the "cellar ridge custom homes"Of Oregon.

LOOK THE PHOTOS OF THE COZINE CREEK COTTAGE

Photos courtesy: Cellar Ridge Custom Homes.


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