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All natural timber framed home with straw bale walls, lime and clay plasters, salvaged materials, non-toxic finishes, and local wood. Energy efficient features: compact design, daylighting, passive solar, natural ventilation, central soapstone woodstove, high thermal mass, Hunter ceiling fan, Panasonic whisper lite ventilation fan, CFL lighting, VestFrost/Conserve refrigerator, Takagi Jr. tankless water heater Water efficient features: Staber washer, Caroma double flush toilets New straw bale addition is almost completed. Also on site is a kit yurt with earthen floor and woodshed with living roof.

Efficiency or Sustainability Improvements:

Straw Bale Strawbale walls 14\" R30-40, Blown cellulose in floor R25 and ceiling R38 Daylighting, Earthen Floor, Energy Star Appliances, Energy Star rated, Green Roof, Local Materials, Non-Toxic Products, Passive solar, Recycled Materials, Straw bale, Sunspace

Open House Info:

From Trumansburg, turn onto Route 227 (beside the post office) and go 1/2 mile. Turn Right onto Searsburg Rd. (Schuyler County Rt. #1), and go 1 1/4 miles. House is on the right just after Mount Road. Look for "Tugley Wood Timberframing" sign. (Note: we are the 1st house in Schuyler County, so our house #6301 won't match the ones you'll be passing.)

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