VISION House at Mariposa Meadows

VISION House at Mariposa Meadows

Green Builder Media introduces its first entirely self-sufficient, off-grid project in the VISION House Series. The VISION House at Mariposa Meadows and the ReVISION House at Rancho La Garita will be perched high in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. They will unite extraordinary design, extreme performance, innovative products and intelligent technology.

The goal is to demonstrate how homes built in an extreme, high-altitude setting can be optimized for performance, self-sufficiency, durability and resource management. The homes will display solutions that can be applied in climate zones across the nation. The project will focus on key sustainability elements such as energy efficiency, renewables, water and resource conservation, healthy indoor air quality, durability and enabling technologies.

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Building Cathedrals
OVER THE YEARS, I have always enjoyed learning about the building of the great cathedrals through accounts provided by a variety of sources, from historical novels to television documentaries. The stories of soaring imagination and vision, amazing engineering and unbelievable physical exertion must thrill and inspire anyone who has any kind of role in the art and science of building...
Apr 13, 2016 8:00 AM ET
Green Builder® Media and the National Fire Protection Association Release Ebook on Designing Homes with Wildfire Mitigation in Mind
January 19, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Green Builder Media announced the release of its newest e-book, “Design with Fire in Mind: Three Steps to a Safer New Home,” ...
Jan 19, 2016 6:00 AM ET
How to Run Electrical Through Structural Insulated Panels
Conversations with those new to SIPs inevitably turn to concerns and questions on how to run electrical through structural insulated panels. Most assume that the solid core of a SIP thwarts the efforts of your electrician to efficiently run wires through walls and roof. In actuality, with a bit of preplanning and knowledgeable SIP installers, Sparky can get wires from A to B...
Jan 14, 2016 6:30 AM ET
VISION House at Mariposa Meadows Settles Down for a Long Winter Nap​...
BLOGS: Take a walk down memory lane with us as we look at Mariposa Meadows through the seasons. WINTER, SPRING, ...
Dec 30, 2015 6:30 AM ET
Free Webinar: Improving Your Building Performance & Your Bottom Line With SIPs
November 13, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Join Green Builder Media and the SIPA on Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 2pm ET as award winning builder, Matt Belcher, explains how employing SIPs for your next building envelope positions the project to meet and surpass both current & upcoming energy codes while promoting interior comfort and health at an affordable price. As a long time, high performance...
Nov 13, 2015 6:00 AM ET