River Escape Net Zero 2011 GreenBuilder Home of the Year
We are proud to announce that our “River Escape” project was named GreenBuilder Magazine’s 2011 Home of the Year.
This is very prestigious national award from one of the industries most respected green building magazines.
This compact 1,267-sq.-ft. home does everything right, from its frost-protected shallow foundation to its ICF walls to its SIP roof. But it’s not just the shell that’s well above average. The home is zero energy and scored 32.5 points above LEED for Homes Platinum certification. Other key features include high-performance windows, radiant floor heating provided by a high-efficiency boiler (supplementing passive solar). A wood pallet burner provides a renewable backup heating source.
GreenBuilder Magazine 12.2011