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This is an affordable, family oriented eco-village in a rural setting in Charlotte, Vermont. Homeowners will be fully responsible for managing their built environment and will own and share a community building.

Energy
Vermont Residential Energy Code
Five Star rated construction/insulation


Heating
Radiant heated concrete with set-back thermostats
Garden rooms for passive solar heating
Active solar hot water heating option
Woodstove w/ central hot water jacket
Gas central hot water/steam
  Design Features
Homes clustered around a Village Green in the New England tradition
Community setting where interested buyers meet all the neighbors before purchase
Selective use of benign materials to build healthy homes
Carefully planned public/private separations for each home
Low utility costs through super insulation & passive solar heating
Community ownership of a Common House (laundry, dining/meeting, guest rooms, playrooms) and common land (meadows, woodlot, trails)
Design compliance w/ LifeSpan Home/Universal Design standards
     
  Eco Community iste plan
     
 
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