Tiny Leaf House in Youkon is Energy Efficient

August 30, 2012 / No Comments

Considering the biting cold that strikes Youkon year after year, architect Laid Herbert has built a house with energy efficiency and conservation in mind. Built on 215 sq ft space, the house provides a variety of amenities.

leaf house Tiny Leaf House in Youkon is Energy Efficient

It includes a sleeping loft, bathroom with a bathtub/shower, kitchen complete with half sized stainless steel fridge, composting toilet, propane range and shelving, LED and halogen lighting and a 35-gallon (132-liter) water storage unit.

Built in cedar and protected with insulation and energy shield wrap, the mobile house appeals to all who appreciates beauty. The house is able to withstand biting cold conditions.

The house is built in such a simple manner that it harmonizes with the surroundings. You can extend the exterior living area with portable chairs and tables. The leaf house also houses durable elements like composting toilet, propane tankless hot water system, propane GE range half fridge, Ecoheat electric baseboards, LED and halogen lighting and a 35-gallon (132-liter) water storage unit.

The expenditure of the house comes close to $445,00. It offers a tempting hideout from the maddening crowd too. Check it out, folks.

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