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Daniel Buck Construction is known in Santa Fe as a leader in green building technology. He has taught smart building techniques at Santa Fe Community College for 18 years. His commitment to “Green Building” and guiding his community and industry to more evolved building methods is well known in Santa Fe, NM.

Call Danny at 505-474-7575 to learn how he can save you money on your building project, support you in becoming more self sufficient while lowering your carbon footprint.

 

Related Projects towards Energy & Resource Self Sufficiency

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Southwest’s First “Passive House”
Featured in Su Casa Magazine - Spring 2012
Daniel Buck Construction was pleased to build the Southwest’s first certified “Passive House”. It is in the City of Santa Fe, New Mexico’s historic rail yard district. At the time of construction there were only 15 or so Passive Houses in the U.S. This “German Passivhaus” construction technique combined with proper solar orientation uses 90 percent less energy than houses constructed with standard building methods. The project received the highest sustainability rating by the National Home Builders Association, “Emerald” - joining just four others in the state.
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New Mexico’s First “Energy Star Home”
Albuquerque Journal – March 22, 1999
In 1999 the Environmental Protection Agency - EPA certified this new home with a four star rating because it was 65% above the EPA’s national model energy code. Located in Santa Fe the home cools itself in the summer and heats itself during the winter months due to the trade winds and passive solar orientation. Water Harvesting catchments were planned into the landscaping and healthy building practices specified non-toxic paints, and wood treatments to reduce toxins.

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