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These articles are always too brief and never give you substance or any depth. The builder talks about a lot of problems and things of that nature. I would have loved to hear about it.
Do a search for "Rocio Romero" you will find her site. This is a wonderful alternative to custom homes and yes, the "green" part of this house is what you make of it. Putting bamboo flooring in is "green" putting in a swamp cooler in a dry climate area is a "green" feature. Like I said, the green is what you make of it. You could also do the opposite. Carpeting, regular lighting no "low E glass", real air conditioning, etc.
The copper color of this home is the color I like the most and would actually look good on 5 acres I own in the Sierra Mountains.
Rocio Romero received her degree from Berkeley, a Cal State. Her qualifications seem to be impeccable. The Rocio Romero website shows many possibilities for this design.
Hmmm...I wonder if this house would stand a chance for someone living in Louisiana. Can you say Katrina, Camille, Gustav....and the list goes on...
$150k per square foot is NOT cheap. My husband is a licenced GC and this economy has
really hurt us. As I write he is outside framing up our last house by himself. We are building this one out of pocket and with a $30k loan from our 401k. This house is 1,653 square feet and we expect our total expenses to be about $60k or about $40 a square foot. It will take us about 12 months to complete but it will be done right!
Looked great but, could have used more pictures. Just showed enough to make me more curious. Is there a site to see more pictures. It would have been nice. Plus more info in the builders notes would have been nice.