Morgan residence


    • Awarded City of Austin Green Building Program’s highest rating for sustainable design
    • House orientation for sun / sun protection and breezes
    • Energy-efficient Structural Insulated Panel (SIP) walls and roof
    • Recycled content fiber-cement plank siding
    • Roof monitor with operable windows for enhanced daylighting and natural ventilation
    • Open plan and interior windows to enhance natural ventilation
    • Compact size: 1871 square feet of heated/cooled space
    • Large, functional porch on south side provides outdoor living space and sun protection
    • Energy-efficient aluminum clad wood windows with insulated, low-e glazing
    • Long-lived metal roof
    • Ceiling fans in all primary rooms
    • Stained concrete floors minimize resource use, provide beneficial thermal mass and are highly durable
    • State-of-the-art hydronic heating and cooling system with "ice battery" to reduce daytime energy use in the hot summer months
    • Featured in the 2002 Cool Homes Tour



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