Wind Power Texas Style

A close view of the casita's reclaimed wood siding.

The Zero-Energy Casita, with exterior work 99 percent completed and its 3.7 kW SkyStream wind generator installed on a 45-foot-tall pole to catch the breeze.

Interior finish work is still in progress. A decorative interior façade simulates the appearance of structural timber framing with mortise-and-tenon-joined reclaimed barn beams and a hand-troweled wall treatment.

The casita's floor plan.

The porch posts were salvaged from cedar trees removed during site preparation.

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