Creek Cove Crossing residence is build on a beautiful wooded lot with grand old oak trees to give plenty of shade in the summer.
The residence is on full rainwater collection system and the water storage is hidden under the house.
The combination of ICF walls and the SIPs roofing system give the house an energy efficient building envelope.
The roof is designed for solar panel installation if the owner so desires. This would make it possible to get very close to net-zero energy consumption.
Z Works Duval Street building project will be on the Austin Alley Flat Tour + Fundraiser June 18! http://thealleyflatinitiative.org. Building design by Richard MacMath, Austin Community Design and Development Center, acddc.org.
Z Works project DUVAL STREET/NORTH LOOP will be on the 2016 Austin Cool House Tour June 12! http://coolhousetour2.tru-m.com/2016-tour/ This is a project by The Alley Flat Initiative built by Z Works Design Build. http://thealleyflatinitiative.org
The Cool House Tour was a great success. We got to talk to so many people about our building methods and designs! We got lost of positive feedback on the Urban Treehouse. Thank you for coming and hope to see you soon!
“Love it.” “One of a kind.” “The most unique thus far.” Just a few of comments from the constant flow of visitors to the Post Oak residence Zaman built. One of the featured homes on the 2015 Austin Cool Homes Tour today!
Our Bouldin Project will be on the 2015 Austin Cool House Tour Sunday, June 7, 2015!
Come visit this Austin Energy Green Building Program 5-star rated home. The architect/builder will be there to answer your questions.
See the Featured Case Study on this residence on Austin Energy Green Building website.
Z Works Design Build receives a 5 Star Rating from Austin Energy Green Building Program for BOULDIN PROJECT!
Some of the features that contributed to the high point score of the 5 Star Rating:
-100% of the steel used for the structural system is recycled, some directly reused from old factories and warehouses.
-Salvaged heavy timber old barn beams.
-Reused steel trusses from an old Texas turkey barn and recycled steel decking.
-Recycled wood in framing and finger joint wood in stud walls plus all roof framing engineered wood.
-Reused spiral steel stairs, reborn railings from an old building.
-All wood siding is salvaged and used as a rainscreen.
-Salvaged exterior doors and front door have a new life in this home.
-Recycled and refurbished electrical fixtures.
-All kitchen cabinets are old furniture and countertops are made from salvaged laminated beams.
-Salvaged wood beam bar in kitchen
-16,000 gallon rainwater cistern is tied to the metal roof.
Visit Z Works D/B booth number 21 in the pavilion at the the Renewable Energy Roundup and Green Living Fair in Fredericksburg, TX!
100 East Main Street
Fredericksburg, TX 78624
Friday, September 27: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday, September 28: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday, September 29: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Rain or shine!
Now finished Boulding Residence was rated by the Austin Energy Green Building Program and got the top rating of 5 stars!
Overhang trusses were lifted up and welded into place. The trusses are recycled material from an old Texas turkey farm. Engineer’s inspection passed, the project now moves on to finishing stages.