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The Best Way To Build A Log And Timber Home... Period.

The Best Way To Build A Log And Timber Home... Period.


Making Of The Mountain Living Natural Dream Home

Welcome to Mountain Living’s Natural Dream Home

Luxury Green Living

Presented By: Mountain Living, EverLog Systems, Ken Pieper & Associates and Built Green® Colorado

Green is: sustainable, eco-friendly, responsible, healthy, energy-efficient, and beautiful.

  1. Site is key: green space, orientation to the sun, leave a small footprint.
  2. Landscaping: xeric grasses low-water perennials, herbs, wildflowers, native trees and shrubs.
  3. Disturb site as little as possible. Cut few trees. Use log as building materials. Mulch small pieces and return to the soil.
  4. Foundation: ARXX insulated concrete forms, R-50 Rating, Saves 70% on heating and cooling.
  5. EverLogs: Look like wood but are an eco-friendly composite, won’t shrink or twist, resist bugs, mold and decay, fire-resistant, maintenance-free, air-tight seal for energy efficiency.
  6. Chinking: Timber-Tec by Sansin, seals seams, provides insulation, VOC-free, solvent free.
  7. Insulation: Icynene’s EcoFoam, spray on, seals gaps and seams, creates an air barrier.
  8. Insulation: Johns Manville’s Spider, formaldehyde free, resists mold, up to 60% recycled glass.
  9. Roofing: Moniere Lifetile, concrete roof tiles, long-lasting, low-maintenance, economical.
  10. Solar Panels: eco-friendly, low-profile, provides the energy to heat, cool and power Dream Home.
  11. Decks: concrete decking that looks like stone, low maintenance, eco-friendly and decorative.
  12. Appliances: Roth Distributing, Sub-Zero refrigeration, Wolf stove, Wolf ovens, Wolf warming drawer.
  13. Kitchen: open-plan, multipurpose, reclaimed black walnut prep island, Kamtz low VOC cabinets, Renato brick pizza oven.
  14. Living: Cisco Bros. at HW Home, FSC-certified wood, water-based glues, organic wool, linen or hemp upholstery.
  15. Bedroom: Ebanista, traditional craftsmanship, hand rubbed wax finishes, inspired by antiques from Spain and Italy.

For complete information on furnishings, finishes, products, pros, etc. pick up a copy of Mountain Living Magazine.