Gallery: The Methow Cabin is a Cozy Washington Ski Retreat with a Tiny ...

 
We were already impressed with the Methow's small and efficient volume, but were interested to see what other sustainable features may have been applied. Allan Farkas was kind enough to get back to us with a slew of other eco considerations such as natural ventilation, a wood stove (heat from the stove rises to the sleeping loft so there is no forced air heat/AC system), a minimal used of applied finishes, a limited use of glass area to prevent heat loss (and the glass used is argon-filled, Low-e, and solar shading/overhangs.

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  1. molly at eatcology.com December 14, 2011 at 9:51 am

    This looks very interesting, but at no point is the actual footprint measurements or active floorspace measurement given. There’s nothing in the photos to provide that sort of context, so this could be 10×30 or 30×100. Some help?

  2. Septic Tanks October 25, 2011 at 12:19 pm

    I can’t see the tiny footprints in that picture.

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