Homes

A selection of energy efficient, healthy and sustainable homes built by Lee Barker Builder LLC in Colorado.

Homes by Lee Barker Builder LLC

Homes by Lee Barker Builder LLCWayne Residence

John Dengler and Associates Design with a passive solar orientation and radiant heat.
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Homes by Lee Barker Builder LLCGoodwin Residence

The Goodwin residence at Serratoga Falls is Lee’s most energy efficient home to date.
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Homes by Lee Barker Builder LLCLocklear Residence

Geothermally heated and cooled – no fossil fuels with natural tile and wool carpet throughout.
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Lodgepole-15Barbour Ranch

Geothermally heated and cooled, Montana style designed by Vaught Frye Larson Architects.

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Homes by Lee Barker Builder LLC“Shedding Light”

Proper solar orientation and massing, geothermal heating and cooling and a well insulated building envelope.
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Towhee_Ridge 20“Mountain Living”

Farmhouse style home located in the foothills North of Fort Collins.

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“Peaceful Rustic”

Traditional rustic style home, oriented for serene view of Longs Peak.
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 Stiefel32  Stiefel Residence

Passive solar orientation and spray foam insulation and carefully placed glazing.
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Squire23 Squire Residence

SIPs home with a HERS rating of 26.

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Wood Residence

Gambrel style farmhouse that is geothermal heated and cooled.

 
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Fitch Residence

Structurally Insulated Panels and solar and hydronic panels provide radiant heat & hot water.

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Morrison Residence

Structurally Insulated Panels (SIPS), super efficient boiler, passive solar orientation and radiant heat.
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home-inspiration8“Inspiration”

Prairie style home based on Sarah Susanka’s 2004 Not So Big House show home.
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About our Energy Efficient Homes

Over the last 10 years Lee has built several homes which have been tested, by Energylogic, as some of the most efficient homes in Northern Colorado. We measure energy efficiency by the HERS index. The Home Energy Rating System (HERS) index is a descending scale from 100 to 0 where 100 is a code minimum home and 0 is a Zero Energy home, producing as much energy as it consumes. With the departure of Built Green from the marketplace, Energy Star appears poised to fill the void. This nationwide, EPA program is already widely recognized in appliances, electronics and lighting. With a current HERS index requirement of 85, Lee’s homes easily exceed this standard.