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Member Happy Hour & Open House - Bldg Collective: Haystack Residence
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Member Happy Hour & Open House - Bldg Collective: Haystack Residence

Visit with your colleagues and meet new contacts. This event is FREE for Members & Guests. If you have been invited by a member, use the promo code from your invitation to access the FREE registration.

4/25/2012
When: April 25, 2012
5:30 - 8:30 pm
Where: Address information will be emailed to all registered participants (near Haystack Mtn & 63rd St)
Contact: Meagan Forney


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Boulder County's Green Building Leads Group

JOIN US at the Haystack Residence to connect with old friends, meet new ones, and engage in targeted networking and leads building with other Guild members!

The exact address of the Happy Hour is:
5953 Heather Way, Longmont, CO 80503 (near Haystack Golf Course & 63rd and Niwot Road)


  • Network with friends and colleagues and meet new ones
  • Hear about new and upcoming benefits designed to give your membership more value

This event is open to Guild  members & their guests for FREE! The bigger our network the better for everyone. Bring a guest for FREE to the Happy Hour as a great way to introduce others to the Guild! 

Our Member Happy Hours are also open to the public for a nominal cost! Not sure who the members of the Guild are? Want to find out if your business is a fit?  Want to learn more straight from the mouths of members? Join us for a nominal fee to get engaged!

Project Description

The Haystack Residence is an example of an integrated approach to design and construction where collaboration between architects, contractors, suppliers, and the homeowners produced an exceptional, livable, and energy efficient home.

Designed by bldg.collective and built by Lindgren Construction, this custom residence was conceived  as a contemporary farmhouse.  The ranch style residence is comprised of simple, gabled volumes assembled in an additive manner and finished with a contemporary material palette.  The result is a series of comfortable, livable spaces with dramatic views to the western mountains as well as numerous outdoor patio spaces.  Attention to detail in the design and construction of the home produced an air tight and well insulated building envelop that is designed to maximize the efficiency of the heating and cooling produced by the geothermal ground source heat pump system.  This project serves as an example of what is possible when thoughtful design, quality construction and readily available products and materials are combined to produce a durable, practical, and sustainable residence.

Project Details:
• 4,200 conditioned sq. ft. living space; 950 sq. ft. garage
• Reclaimed wood and other sustainable and low-VOC finish materials
• LEED For Homes: Certified Silver rating expected

Energy Efficiency Features:
• Ground source heat pump system to generate in-floor radiant heating and forced-air cooling
• Hybrid insulation system including: exterior rigid, open cell and closed cell foam, and cellulose
• Low-E (U-0.30) aluminum clad windows
• Daylighting 
• HRV for controlled, whole house ventilation
• LED lighting
• HERS score of 44 (HERS score of 52 without PV)

Water Efficiency Features:
• Low flow fixtures
• Xeriscape, drought tolerant plants and permeable landscaping

Renewable Energy Features:
• On-site 2.0 kW photovoltaic system

Key Project Contributors: 

Homeowner:    Alan and Patricia Pratt

Architect:   bldg.collective; Steve Perce & Chris Gray

General Contractor:  Lindgren Construction; Doug Lindgren 

Landscape Architect: Kane Hanson Architects; Hidely Kane

Structural Engineer:  DB Engineering; David Blair

Mechanical Engineer: DMA Engineering; Steven Forrester 

Mechanical Contractor: Blue Valley Energy

Insulation Contractor: RG Insulation

Roofing Contractor:  Boulder Roofing

Cabinetry:   Marc Hunter Woodworking

Window / Door Supplier: Solar Glass Window & Door

Lighting Supplier:  Splashlight 

HERS Rater:   bldg.collective; Chris Gray  

LEED Rater:   Populus Design Consulting; David Neiger 


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