Richey Residence – Lot 16, Red Sky Ranch
Richey Residence, Lot 16, Red Sky Ranch, Wolcott, Eagle County, CO; 8,000 s.f.; 2010.
The home is a 8,000 s.f. log and stone residence. The main floor structure will be elevated concrete structural slab on concrete columns. The shell and roof will be wood framed. The house will have 5 bedrooms, 6 full baths and 3 half baths. It will also feature a wine room, 3 car (plus golf cart) garage and will have comfortable outdoor living spaces with a hunting lodge feel. The home is in the LEED pilot program and is attempting to achieve Silver Certification. On the roof are 5.5 kW of photovoltaic panels. The home has 15-400 ft deep geothermal wells. The home is super-insulated with R-30+ walls and R-55 + roof. All insulation is blown urethane (2 pcf/min.) foam. Fresh air is provided continuously via 80% effective air-to-air heat exchangers.