The house was designed to minimize air infiltration is less than one air exchange per hour through the merger of spray foam insulation and carefully seal all doors and windows. Forced ventilation is required to provide healthy air at home. This is done efficiently by using the energy recovery ventilation systems and incorporate the three-stage furnace efficiency high. Outside the house, front and back yard converted into a park space. A merger of the overall native perennial plants and no grass to make grass-yard low maintenance. A rain garden and vegetable garden located in the back yard next to a separate garage. Rain water collection and retention system that holds 650-gallons of water stored under the back porch. pervious paving and hardscaping limited resistance to the driveway and paths are used. The primary exterior material 6 “tongue and groove cedar siding with metal roof. Cedar siding was chosen for the same scale and materials for other homes along the street. A dark colors for siding and roofing was chosen so that the house would appear smaller than they really are. Conversely, the interior material is very light in nature. Locally harvested maple and light-colored walls make the interior look bigger than that. The main level is open plan with the service element to the west and a residence on the east side. An open staircase connects all visual three-story high walls and anchored by three floors. south facade designed to capture the winter sun as much as possible while the shadow of the southern sun in summer. The sun’s rays into the house are controlled with curtains remain attached outside the window facing south. The curtain is designed to allow sunlight to penetrate deep into the space between the months of October and February, while the shadow of the window between May and August.