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Wilkens Residence :: Horsehoe Bay, Texas

Located in Horeshoe Bay outside of Marble Falls, Texas, this home was awarded a 5 star rating by the Austin Energy Green Building program. The residence is carefully sited to use the surrounding trees for sun screening. The wall system is a metal frame structurally insulated panel. Insulation was placed at the rafters allowing ventilation between the metal roofing and the roof decking to minimize heat transfer. Rainwater collection is expressed as part of the design and serves for both irrigation and household use. The exterior stone was collected largely from the site and plants native to the area were in the landscape.

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