Breckinridge Gets Its 1st LEED Gold Home
Saturday, 30 April 2011 15:27
Summit County, Colorado, has its first LEED Gold certified residence – Sunshine Ridge, designed by Breckenridge architect Michael F. Gallagher – which recently received Mountain Living Magazine‘s Peak Award.
Local factors definitely had an impact on the construction of this home, commissioned by an Oklahoma family for their land outside of Breckenridge. For instance, beetle-killed pine trees from the site that got cut down during construction were exchanged at the mill for processed beetle-killed lumber, which was then used for the exterior wood cladding and decking...