I love featuring Colorado homes here in the blog! This one today is special, it’s a fantastic green home (their energy bill is only $9/month!), built in Boulder by architect Renée del Gaudio and her family after the 2010 Fourmile Canyon Fire that destroyed 162 properties in the area, including the structure the family was leasing to a college student!
This is a fantastic story about overcoming a tragic event and coming out on the top, with their heads held high!
images via Dwell.
They savaged construction lumber from the burnt trees in the property, planted seeds for native grasses and wildflowers, used green windows and a lot of glass to use the natural light as much as possible and installed solar panels!
Doesn’t that sound like a dream project? It’s in my bucket list!
Read the entire article here.