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Lincoln Net Positive Farmhouse
Lincoln Net Positive Farmhouse
ZeroEnergy DesignZeroEnergy Design
Lincoln Farmhouse LEED-H Platinum, Net-Positive Energy OVERVIEW. This LEED Platinum certified modern farmhouse ties into the cultural landscape of Lincoln, Massachusetts - a town known for its rich history, farming traditions, conservation efforts, and visionary architecture. The goal was to design and build a new single family home on 1.8 acres that respects the neighborhood’s agrarian roots, produces more energy than it consumes, and provides the family with flexible spaces to live-play-work-entertain. The resulting 2,800 SF home is proof that families do not need to compromise on style, space or comfort in a highly energy-efficient and healthy home. CONNECTION TO NATURE. The attached garage is ubiquitous in new construction in New England’s cold climate. This home’s barn-inspired garage is intentionally detached from the main dwelling. A covered walkway connects the two structures, creating an intentional connection with the outdoors between auto and home. FUNCTIONAL FLEXIBILITY. With a modest footprint, each space must serve a specific use, but also be flexible for atypical scenarios. The Mudroom serves everyday use for the couple and their children, but is also easy to tidy up to receive guests, eliminating the need for two entries found in most homes. A workspace is conveniently located off the mudroom; it looks out on to the back yard to supervise the children and can be closed off with a sliding door when not in use. The Away Room opens up to the Living Room for everyday use; it can be closed off with its oversized pocket door for secondary use as a guest bedroom with en suite bath. NET POSITIVE ENERGY. The all-electric home consumes 70% less energy than a code-built house, and with measured energy data produces 48% more energy annually than it consumes, making it a 'net positive' home. Thick walls and roofs lack thermal bridging, windows are high performance, triple-glazed, and a continuous air barrier yields minimal leakage (0.27ACH50) making the home among the tightest in the US. Systems include an air source heat pump, an energy recovery ventilator, and a 13.1kW photovoltaic system to offset consumption and support future electric cars. ACTUAL PERFORMANCE. -6.3 kBtu/sf/yr Energy Use Intensity (Actual monitored project data reported for the firm’s 2016 AIA 2030 Commitment. Average single family home is 52.0 kBtu/sf/yr.) o 10,900 kwh total consumption (8.5 kbtu/ft2 EUI) o 16,200 kwh total production o 5,300 kwh net surplus, equivalent to 15,000-25,000 electric car miles per year. 48% net positive. WATER EFFICIENCY. Plumbing fixtures and water closets consume a mere 60% of the federal standard, while high efficiency appliances such as the dishwasher and clothes washer also reduce consumption rates. FOOD PRODUCTION. After clearing all invasive species, apple, pear, peach and cherry trees were planted. Future plans include blueberry, raspberry and strawberry bushes, along with raised beds for vegetable gardening. The house also offers a below ground root cellar, built outside the home's thermal envelope, to gain the passive benefit of long term energy-free food storage. RESILIENCY. The home's ability to weather unforeseen challenges is predictable - it will fare well. The super-insulated envelope means during a winter storm with power outage, heat loss will be slow - taking days to drop to 60 degrees even with no heat source. During normal conditions, reduced energy consumption plus energy production means shelter from the burden of utility costs. Surplus production can power electric cars & appliances. The home exceeds snow & wind structural requirements, plus far surpasses standard construction for long term durability planning. ARCHITECT: ZeroEnergy Design http://zeroenergy.com/lincoln-farmhouse CONTRACTOR: Thoughtforms http://thoughtforms-corp.com/ PHOTOGRAPHER: Chuck Choi http://www.chuckchoi.com/
Lake House New Construction
Lake House New Construction
Leighanne LaMarre InteriorsLeighanne LaMarre Interiors
This is an example of a large country wood u-shaped staircase in Detroit with painted wood risers and mixed railing.
Hinesburg Efficiency Home
Hinesburg Efficiency Home
Ryan Bent PhotographyRyan Bent Photography
Interior built by Sweeney Design Build. Custom built-ins staircase that leads to a lofted office area.
Photo of a small country wood straight staircase in Burlington with wood risers and metal railing.
Golf Course Living
Golf Course Living
CC Designs LLCCC Designs LLC
This is an example of a large country wood l-shaped staircase in Denver with wood risers and metal railing.
Urban Oasis Staircase
Urban Oasis Staircase
Kelley Design GroupKelley Design Group
Two story entry foyer with high windows and staircase.
Inspiration for a country l-shaped staircase in Austin with wood railing.
Modern Farmhouse in Altadore
Modern Farmhouse in Altadore
Trickle Creek Designer HomesTrickle Creek Designer Homes
Love how this glass wall makes the stairway open and airy!
Inspiration for a mid-sized country wood floating staircase in Calgary with open risers and wood railing.
Modern Farm House
Modern Farm House
Victoria Hardy InteriorsVictoria Hardy Interiors
Chicago Home Photos Barrington, IL
This is an example of a mid-sized country wood u-shaped staircase in Chicago with painted wood risers.
29 - Park City Estate
29 - Park City Estate
Magleby ConstructionMagleby Construction
David Agnello
Inspiration for a large country wood u-shaped staircase in Salt Lake City with wood risers and wood railing.
Waterside - Lakefront Farmhouse
Waterside - Lakefront Farmhouse
Visbeen ArchitectsVisbeen Architects
Builder: Pete's Construction, Inc. Photographer: Jeff Garland Why choose when you don't have to? Today's top architectural styles are reflected in this impressive yet inviting design, which features the best of cottage, Tudor and farmhouse styles. The exterior includes board and batten siding, stone accents and distinctive windows. Indoor/outdoor spaces include a three-season porch with a fireplace and a covered patio perfect for entertaining. Inside, highlights include a roomy first floor, with 1,800 square feet of living space, including a mudroom and laundry, a study and an open plan living, dining and kitchen area. Upstairs, 1400 square feet includes a large master bath and bedroom (with 10-foot ceiling), two other bedrooms and a bunkroom. Downstairs, another 1,300 square feet await, where a walk-out family room connects the interior and exterior and another bedroom welcomes guests.
Addison Farm Barn
Addison Farm Barn
Joan Heaton ArchitectsJoan Heaton Architects
Bob Schatz
Design ideas for a country staircase in Burlington.
Summit Views at Whitefish Hills
Summit Views at Whitefish Hills
Altius Design GroupAltius Design Group
Longviews Studios
This is an example of a large country wood u-shaped staircase in Orange County with wood risers.
Farmhouse Staircase
Farmhouse Staircase
This is an example of a country wood staircase in San Diego.
Lawson Close
Lawson Close
Kevala Stairs LimitedKevala Stairs Limited
This “cool” looking bespoke oak staircase with a quarter landing was designed for a private client. They undertook the challenge of transforming an out-dated residence into a sleek, contemporary, open living space. One of the client’s requirements for the Kevala Stairs design team was to retain the storage cupboard. We love challenges and our team suggested a re-design of the first floor gallery landing and by re-shaping it, a new cupboard space was created underneath on the ground floor and away from the staircase, allowing it to become a feature of the hallway. The new wider design of the staircase has created a more comfortable access to the first floor. The entry tread has a square bullnose to maintain the modern look. Glass balustrading was incorporated in the design to open up the space, allowing unhindered views throughout. Kevala Stairs also supplied and installed 85m2 of corresponding oak floorboards in sky grey colour fusing the staircase and the floor together to create a beautiful contemporary living space. Photo Credit: Kevala Stairs
Ornamental Iron Stairway
Ornamental Iron Stairway
Acadian Millwork And SupplyAcadian Millwork And Supply
Photo of an expansive country wood l-shaped staircase in New Orleans with painted wood risers and metal railing.
Modern Farmhouse
Modern Farmhouse
Sterling Ridge Custom Home BuilderSterling Ridge Custom Home Builder
Seamus Payne
This is an example of a country wood l-shaped staircase in Tampa with painted wood risers and metal railing.
Modern Farmhouse
Modern Farmhouse
Tim Brown ArchitectureTim Brown Architecture
C.L. Fry Photo - www.clfryphoto.com
Inspiration for a country staircase in Austin.
Pacific Avenue - John Maniscalco Architecture
Pacific Avenue - John Maniscalco Architecture
John Maniscalco ArchitectureJohn Maniscalco Architecture
This is an example of a country staircase in San Francisco.
Lake Michigan Home
Lake Michigan Home
Deep River PartnersDeep River Partners
Photo: Joe DeMaio
Inspiration for a country straight staircase in Milwaukee.

Country Staircase Design Ideas

Smart House Technology
Smart House Technology
Complete Home ElectronicsComplete Home Electronics
Mid-sized country wood l-shaped staircase in Denver with wood risers.
Devil's Lake 1
Devil's Lake 1
Lands End Development - Designers & BuildersLands End Development - Designers & Builders
Country wood straight staircase in Minneapolis with open risers and mixed railing.
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