Sage Residence / Arbor South Architecture

The Sage Residence in Eugene, Oregon was both designed and built by Arbor South Architecture. The residence, designed as “a super efficient demonstration house” illustrates the firm’s green abilities. In addition to receiving an impressive score of 110 in the LEED rating, the home includes beautiful exteriors and interiors.

More about the home after the break.

The 1,447 square foot residence, which includes two bedrooms and two bathrooms, is full of sustainable features.  Solar photovoltaic systems are placed on the roof, while a high-efficient electrical heat pump and natural cooling system create a comfortable atmosphere inside.  Energy Star appliances in addition to water efficient faucets, appliances and toilets are used while FSC-certified wood cabinets with recycled paper counter tops decorate the kitchen.  The floors are made of recycled cork and reclaimed lumber while the double 2×4 framed walls with foam insulation incorporate high-efficiency windows optimized for daylighting.

The home is now on the market for $450,000.

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Cite: Karen Cilento. "Sage Residence / Arbor South Architecture" 11 Aug 2009. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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