Navarro-Wear Residence – Lot 10, Cordillera Valley Club LEED – GOLD
Below: View from the golf cart path from the east. Photovoltaic collectors can be seen on top of the main roof.
Left: West deck off of the Hearth Room.
Below: View form the golf cart path. The solar collectors are below the house to the east facing south.
Below: View from the golf course. Photovoltaic collectors can be seen on top of the main roof.
Above Right: At grade Solar Thermal Collectors. Left: Exterior fireplace which in line with the interior linear fireplace, implying a continuous fireplace from inside to out.
Above Left: Main Entry Left: Exterior firepit with prominent views to Sawatch Mountain Range
View from Living deck
Navarro-Wear Residence, Lot 10, Cordillera Valley Club, Edwards, CO; 4,000 s.f.; 2009. Contractor: Vail Valley Custom Builders
The home is a 5,900 s.f. wood framed contemporary residence with timber accents. It has 5 beds, 5 1/2 baths, 3 car garage. The home was in the LEED residential pilot program and has achieved Gold Certification. On the roof is 7.02 kW of photovoltaic panels. On site below the home is an array of evacuated tube solar collectors to provide 58.25 Mbtu BTU’s/day of supplemental heat and domestic water. The home is super-insulated with R-30+ walls and R-50+ roof. All insulation is blown urethane (2pcf min.) foam. Fresh air is provided continuously via 80% effective air-to-air heat exchangers. The home is passive solar with 3″ of stained concrete floors as solar mass.