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4-H Girl’s Cabin
4-H Girl’s Cabin - 4-H Girl’s Cabin
1980's Passive Solar Home
1980's Passive Solar Home - Trombe Wall and Large Southern Glass Wall
Advanced Weatherization Upgrades
Advanced Weatherization Upgrades - Advanced Weatherization; Ground Source Heat Pump
Alder Creek Middle School
Alder Creek Middle School - Green Building; Ground Source Heat Pump
Big Thunder Residence
Big Thunder Residence - Passive Solar New Construction
Cedar House HOTEL
Cedar House HOTEL - Cedar House Hotel, Truckee, CA
Chalet Style Green Building
Chalet Style Green Building - Green Home; PV; Passive Solar
Cob and Straw Clay Timber Frame Home
Cob and Straw Clay Timber Frame Home - New Construction using cob and Straw
"Convection Loop" Passive Solar Home
"Convection Loop" Passive Solar Home - Passive Solar Envelope Design
Cost-effective New Green Home
Cost-effective New Green Home - Stock plans turned into a green home
Custom Log Home
Custom Log Home - New Construction off-grid Log Home
Eastern Sierra Residence
Eastern Sierra Residence - Eastern Sierra Residence
Energy Efficiency Remodel
Energy Efficiency Remodel - Energy Upgrade Remodel
Energy Masters Home Performance #1
Energy Masters Home Performance #1 - Evaluation of home for air leaks and low insulation to make more comfortable and safer
Energy Masters Home Performance #2 - House was cold in the winter and customer wanted to save energy
Fernwood Folly
Fernwood Folly - Mountain Modern New Construction
Fixed Panel Solar PV Addition
Fixed Panel Solar PV Addition - Photovoltaic System addition
Glenshire New Green Home
Glenshire New Green Home - New construction residence with green features
Green Upgrades to a Traditional Tahoe Cabin
Green Upgrades to a Traditional Tahoe Cabin - Remodel with sustainable features
Heritage Nevada Residences
Heritage Nevada Residences - Heritage Nevada Residences
Insulated Concrete Form New Home
Insulated Concrete Form New Home - New home constructed with ARXX system ICFs
KidZone
KidZone - Ground Source Heat Pump; Hydronic
Lakeview Green Remodel
Lakeview Green Remodel - New Solar PV system and building envelope upgrades
Lakefront Green Remodel
Lakefront Green Remodel - Remodel with sustainable features
Low Cost Pole-Mount PV addition
Low Cost Pole-Mount PV addition - Pole-mount Solar PV
Major Green Remodel
Major Green Remodel - Remodel project summary
New Home using SIP Construction
New Home using SIP Construction - SIP based construction with many reclaimed finish materials
New ICF Constructed Home
New ICF Constructed Home - Using ICF construction on a tricky lot
Off-Grid Vacation Cabin
Off-Grid Vacation Cabin - Off-Grid Vacation Cabin
Old Greenwood Natural Resource Center
Old Greenwood Natural Resource Center - Old Greenwood Natural Resource Center
Passive Solar Home From 70's
Passive Solar Home From 70's - Classic passive solar home design
Pole-mount Solar PV addition
Pole-mount Solar PV addition - Pole-mount Solar PV addition
Post & Beam Straw Bale New Home
Post & Beam Straw Bale New Home - Straw-bale; Passive Solar
Reno Home Using ICF and SIP Construction
Reno Home Using ICF and SIP Construction - New Home Using ICF and SIP Construction
Ridge-Top Passive Solar New Home
Ridge-Top Passive Solar New Home - Green Home; Passive Solar
Ridge Top Home w/Solar and Wind
Ridge Top Home w/Solar and Wind - Solar PV; Wind; Ground Source Heat Pump
Ski-in, Ski-Out Home
Ski-in, Ski-Out Home - Luxury home, comfortable with energy conscience features.
Solar PV and Thermal Additions
Solar PV and Thermal Additions - Adding both Solar PV and Thermal to a home
State-of-the-Art Sustainable New Mountain Home
State-of-the-Art Sustainable New Mountain Home - New lodge-style home using many of the latest green building features
Sierra Nevada College TCES
Sierra Nevada College TCES - Sierra Nevada College TCES
Strawbale Home
Strawbale Home - New Construction Strawbale
Straw Bale Home
Straw Bale Home - Straw Bale Home
Sugar Bowl Ski House
Sugar Bowl Ski House - Vitruvian SIP Ski House
Summit Creek New Home
Summit Creek New Home - New Construction Residence
Tahoe City Condominium Exterior Improvements
Tahoe City Condominium Exterior Improvements - Window replacement, weatherization and insulation improvements
Teen Activity Center
Teen Activity Center - Solar PV; GSHP; Advanced Weatherization
Trombe Wall Passive Solar New Home
Trombe Wall Passive Solar New Home - Passive Solar New Construction Residence using Trombe Wall
TDPUD Sponsored Weatherization Update
TDPUD Sponsored Weatherization Update - Advanced Weatherization; GSHP
TDPUD Biomass Project
TDPUD Biomass Project - Biomass to Electric & Thermal Demo
Truckee Rammed Earth Home
Truckee Rammed Earth Home - New Construction Rammed Earth Residence
Verdi Rice Strawbale New Home
Verdi Rice Strawbale New Home - Verdi Rice Strawbale New Home
Water Efficient Landscaping Update
Water Efficient Landscaping Update - Water Efficient Landscaping
Wild Goose Restaurant
Wild Goose Restaurant - Wild Goose Restaurant

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