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Solar Heated ICF Foundation, SIPS Walls & Roof, Windows = U of .18, Passive Solar, Dawn Active Solar for Hot Water & Radiant heat. Fiberglass Doors, Energy Recovery Unit (Whole House). Composite siding, Decking & Railings. A reverse radiant system installed under the metal roof absorbs the sun's energy and stores it in a 600 gal water storage tank in the basement. This serves as a pre-heat for the whole-house radiant system, as well as domestic hot water, garage and endless swimming pool. 90% of windows collect solar gain 8 hours/Day (when the sun's out). Tile and plants store the sun's energy in the home. 98% efficient LP Buderus Gas Boiler with Low Temp Radiant Tubing

Other Benefits:

Extremly comfortable home even when the temp out side is -20 or 90 degrees

Maintenance Requirements:

Operating efficiencies, goodwil and client confidence in our ability to build their energy effecient home.

Efficiency or Sustainability Improvements:

Rigid Board Polystyrene Daylighting, Energy Star Appliances, Energy Star rated, Green Roof, Passive solar, Radiant floor heating, Sunspace, Super Insulated Walls/ Roof

My Motivation:

Family comfort, control of my energy bills, example to other builders on what can be done.


Examples of whats available, not just what they are selling.

Experience with Installer:


Open House Info:

Rt 93 N to exit 38, or from VT Rt 91 N to Rt 93 south in NH to exit 38. take right if 93 N and left if 93 S. Follow up Wallace Hill Rd 1.8 miles. Road changes name at fork, stay left onto Oaks Rd. Follow to Franconia Heights sign, stay straight on to Nature Drive. 15 Nature Drive is the first house on the left. 1/2 mile past the Cook residence. See Tortorice & Building Alternative sign on Garage GPS 299 Oaks Rd brings you to the Franconia Heights Sign. slope of land. Please note: OPEN FROM 2:00 - 5:00 +

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