Jul 7, 2014 11:34:00 AM
Jun 26, 2014 10:38:17 AM
PHAT Energy designed and installed the 18 kw solar photovoltaic system. It consists of 64 panels, providing enough energy to power this home and electric vehicles. Unused energy can be stored in the battery backup system by GESS.
Jun 2, 2014 12:26:00 PM
WHEN YOU SEE A TULIKIVI masonry hearth in a custom home, you know you’ve entered a rarefied green home. It’s as revealing as seeing a Rolls Royce parked in a home’s garage (although that sends a very different message). You already know a lot about the owners.
May 22, 2014 5:19:00 PM
“The owner has a fascination with Mexico and Central America,” recalls builder David Kettler. “He started with a little backyard garden area, and really got into it and researched a lot. He had been working on the project for a couple of years, but he had trouble with some of the guys he brought in to do the work. They tended to be a bit unreliable.”
Apr 30, 2014 2:15:00 PM
The Adirondack-style shingled home, complete with a pond and running stream, holds its own along the estate-studded back roads of New Canaan, Conn. But it is a beauty that’s simply the veneer on a highly engineered and efficient home.
“The couple’s goals were to build the greenest, most energy efficient house possible,” says architect Jim Edgcomb. “This site had attributes they were looking for: natural water features and open areas for photovoltaics, along with beautiful views.”