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Fireside Interiors

Sustainable

  • Showcase Home
    A Southern Accents featured home using recycled materials, solar and alternative heat.
  • Showcase Home
    Offsite fabrication of a timber structure and detailed site studies allowed for the sensitive integration to the site. Porches create shading to complement the natural breezes. Generous overhangs provide shade. Hydronic in floor heat can be supplemented by future solar collectors, which are provided for in the design.
  • Showcase Home
    A carport structure pro- vides additional uses as a pavilion and as support for solar panels.
  • Passive Solar
    This semi-underground greenhouse sustains itself without heat. Doors to the main residence provide heat gain during the day.
  • Passive Solar
    Partially underground, this passive solar greenhouse is integrated with a perennial garden.
  • Modular Efficiency
    Simple modules are arranged to create this sustainable home.
  • Lakehouse ¬†2001
    Sensitive integration with the site combine natural and architectural shading
  • Rumbling Bald Home
    Integration in to the site with natural materials and colors are complemented by a natural log trellis which provides shade.
  • Log Arbor
    Overhangs and sturdy locust arbors provide welcome shade for this natural stone terrace
  • Efficient Windows
    Triple glazed low E Argon windows are supplemented by recessed moveable insulation
  • Moveable insulation
    Quilted with mylar, these recessed window treatments slide in a track for a tight fit. Window quilts combine with efficient windows for a combined R value of 13.
  • Indigenous Materials
    Natural materials integrated with nature require less maintenance and provide harmony with the environment.

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