Project Details

2014 Durango Area Parade of Homes Winner!

  • 3rd Place Judge's Best Overall Parade of Homes entry
  • 3rd Place Judge's Award for New Residential $500,000 - $1,000,000 Category Sustainability Award
  • Design/Build by Steve Eccher and Mantell-Hecathorn Builders
  • Attic Insulation - R60 blown fiberglass (building code only requires R38 batt-style which is inadequate for our climate and allows for problematic ice dams).
  • Airtight construction techniques typically ignored by conventional builders.
  • Garage closed-cell spray foam seals carbon monoxide from living space. Panasonic fan carries exhaust fumes outside.
  • In-Floor Heat with a high-efficiency boiler
  • Greater Durability & Comfort

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Project Description

  • 3,320 sqft, 4 bedrooms, 3 1/2 bathroom high-performance custom home at Durango Mountain Resort.

  • Mountain Views, Large Windows

  • Spacious Master Suite

  • Custom Finishes: Hickory Floors, Alder Cabinets and Doors,

  • Approximately 600 people visited this award-winning home during the 3-day Durango Parade of Homes Parade.

  • 57% more efficient than a standard home.

  • Triple pane Kolbe clad windows = high-end quality and efficiency. Other builders use mid-grade double pane.

  • Foundation Walls - R22 to R32 (not the usual R2 or R10).

  • Exterior Walls - R32 to R40 (building code only requires R19 batt-style).

  • Attic Insulation - R60 blown fiberglass (building code only requires R38 batt-style which is inadequate for our climate and allows for problematic ice dams).

  • Airtight construction techniques typically ignored by conventional builders.

  • Garage closed-cell spray foam seals carbon monoxide from living space. Panasonic fan carries exhaust fumes outside.

  • In-Floor Heat with a high-efficiency boiler
  • Greater Durability & Comfort