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Near Zero Energy Home – Creve Coeur

This award winning 5100 square foot Tudoresque cottage was a showcase home in the National Green Building convention hosted in St. Louis in 2007, Which brought it national attention when noticed by a producer for MSNBC in New York . It is the FIRST net metered home.

Near Zero Energy Home - Rendering
Near Zero Energy Home
Near Zero Energy Home
Near Zero Energy Home
Near Zero Energy Home
Near Zero Energy Home
Near Zero Energy Home
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The basement and first floor exterior walls will are built with ICF concrete forms while the second story is built in to a super-insulated stick frame and truss roof. Seeking to obtain the highly sought after NAHB Green Building, “Gold” certification, as well as the LEED-H “Platinum” certification many energy efficient passive and active solar design features have been incorporated as well as cutting edge “green” construction techniques, professionally designed native landscape and many other products and including “smart home” technology that make this home stand apart from other homes.

This home won first place in its division in the St. Louis Homes Magazine’s green home of the year contest. (see Awards Page)

See this home featured on the Channel 2 News ! (scroll down for video)

  • Among the sustainable features of this project :
  • ICF construction for the Lower Level and First Floor
  • Super insulated second floor, build into roof system
  • Geothermal heating and cooling
  • Solar electric (Missouri’s FIRST net metered home)
  • Passive heat gain fireplace breast
  • Wool carpet
  • All wood used in this house is FSC certified
  • Cabinetry made right across the river in Illinois

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