Gallery: Efficient Lake Champlain House is Built From Salvaged Material...

This Lake Champlain House in Burlington, Vermont is an energy-efficient home built using recycled and salvaged materials.Stowe-based Tektonika Studio Architects sought to maximize solar gain in the winter while providing expansive views of the lake and the Adirondack Mountains. A large roof overhang protects the home in the summer, while an energy-efficient heating system and a tight thermal envelope minimize energy use.

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