Øesch Environmental Design
Design Portfolio - Residential - Hybrid Solar - Gilchrist Residence
Gilchrist Cottage

"La Petite
Maison de Terre"

Etlan-Syria, VA.
2007 - * 1000 SF
Eric Gilchrist - Builder

This Garden Cottage is an excerise in Net Zero energy usage and comfortable minimal space Dwelling. The Cottage is engineered to be off the grid, with a soapstone masonry heater, rainwater catchment and greywater systems, and a Humanure composting toilet. It also features solar hot water integrated with hydronic radiant floor heating, and an accessible vegetated garden roof terrace.

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Fred Oesch | 8672 Schuyler Rd. | P.O. Box 58 | Schuyler, VA. 22969 | [434] 566-4229 | email : fredoesch@earthlink.net