From: Bridgette Meinhold, Low Impact Living, More from this Affiliate
Published October 26, 2009 11:40 AM

Blu Homes Completes Eco-Chalet in Colorado

Prefab home designer Blu Homes has just completed a home in Colorado at the beginning of the October. The Fischer Chalet, a modern green prefab home in Breckenridge, Colorado, is a perfect example of what Blu Homes is capable of.

While designed as a custom home built with the Colorado climate in mind, the plans for this home will be standard Blu design by mid 2010. The Blu Chalet combines a simple and practical floor plan, with sustainable materials, lots of natural lighting and energy efficient design.

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Natural daylighting from the multiple windows help lower energy use for lighting, which is already low because the interior lights are LEDs. The foundation is made from pre-cast concrete and foam, and a high efficiency furnace supplies the heating. Inside, cabinetry is built out of completely non-toxic materials, all appliances are ENERGY STAR and energy efficient, and the flooring is bamboo.

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