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Descriptions

Price-Herndl Home: 2,000 Sq. Ft. passive solar, adobe and frame home that used less than one half of a tank of propane in the first 2 years it was occupied. It features skylights with movable reflectors for solar heating and controllable natural light.

Baker-Gregware Home: 3,000 Sq. Ft. home with both active and passive heating and radiant cooling. It is adobe with 18” thick walls, extensive custom woodwork, and a sunroom. 

Galves Home: 6,000 heated Sq. Ft. active solar home built in 1984. It has covered parking for 6 vehicles, 6 bedrooms, 6 baths, and custom doors, cabinets, and millwork by Sun & Earth Construction.

Barty Home: a 2,500 sq. ft. home with exposed adobe walls, cherry wood floors, and cabinets, adjustable skylights, one of the first grid-tie solar electric systems locally, and radiant cooling and heating with a ground source heat pump.

Grenko-Miale Home: conventional frame home that has interior mass walls for passive solar heating. 

Rose Home: 2,500 sq. ft. with super-insulated walls and ceiling. This is an all-electric home.

Gordon-Bunge Home: a passive solar adobe that has never required a furnace.

Smith – Murray Guest House: 700 Sq. Ft. passive solar built with adobe. It has the first radiant (hydronic) cooling system in Southern NM. 

RussHome: a re-modeled adobe featuring additional insulation, a metal roof, and an exterior wall of stabilized adobe.

These are some of the sustainable home designs by Sun and Earth Construction.

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