- Single-Family Residence
- 106 Osgood Road, Sanbornton, NH 03269
- 2,400 sq ft
- Event Participation:
- NESEA Green Buildings Open House 2013 Host
- Solar PV
- Additional Financial Notes:
- Electricity Use: Off grid
- Jeff Burns
Off Grid PV Our house was just included in a book entitled Thoreau's Legacy, published by Penguin, initiated by the Union of Concerned Scientists. To read more about our house, you can look at the book's website. The eBook version of the anthology is now available on the Penguin Classics home page - http://us.penguingroup.com/static/pages/classics/index.html - as well as from several digital bookstores. We believe that every step that any one of us makes toward living more sustainably is very significant. We love to talk with people at the open house about the many different ways we can make a positive difference. Please bring your ideas! We love hearing them!
Efficiency or Sustainability Improvements:
Straw Bale Alternate greywater, Composting toilet, Daylighting, Energy Star Appliances, Green Roof, Local Materials, Non-Toxic Products, Passive solar, Radiant floor heating, Rain Barrels, Recycled Materials, Straw bale, Sunspace, Super Insulated Walls/ Roof
Open House Info:
Exit 22 off I 93 South on 127 1 mile Rt onto Prescott Road Immediate Left onto Weeks Road (turns into Osgood Rd) Go 1.8 miles See vegetable stand at driveway Note: After you travel a few tenths of a mile on weeks road, there is a fork. Weeks road goes to the right...in case the sign is not up. Living Roof. Hot water heated by water jackets inside woodstove. Use of non-toxic materials. Greenhouse. Radiant floor heating. Owner designed and built. Insulated curtains. Efficient appliances.
Single-Family Residence|Energy Efficiency