Tannersville, New York
The stone foundation of a nineteenth
century Catskill Mountain house marks
this hill top – locally known as Star
The new house, engaging this stone
ruin as a forecourt, has its own stone
base, clapboard sheathing, antique
doors and windows.
This energy efficient design includes
a passive-solar sun room, a Rumford
fireplace and a dual-fuel furnace. The
local utility was required, for the first
time, to buy back excess electricity
produced by an onsite wind generator.