Blacktail Lane

Water Conservation

  • Low Flow Faucets
  • Low Flow Showers

Energy Efficiency

  • All ducting in conditioned space
  • All lighting CFL or LED
  • Energy Star certified appliances
  • Mitsubishi HVAC System that incorporates HRV
  • 8″ thick dual 2×4 walls with thermal break
  • Dense-pack blown in fiberglass insulation
  • Extensive air sealing package
  • Energy Star certified appliances
  • Electric car charger
  • Attic and crawl space accessed only from outside envelope
  • Energy efficient on-demand water heater

Sustainable Materials

  • Job-site recycling
  • 50%+ Post Consumer Recycled Metal Roofing
  • Locally sourced wood flooring (Zena Forest)
  • 80% post-consumer recycled metal roofing

Indoor Air Quality

  • Spero low formaldehyde MDF trim (no added urea-formaldehyde)
  • Zero VOC paint
  • No carpeting
  • Radon mitigation system
  • Heat Recovery Ventilator


The People

Owners: Sonya Wilkerson and Catherine O’Brien
Designer: Kidd Panoscha Architecture & Design– Mairi Kidd and Juergen Panoscha
Project Manager: Tim Furlow
Designer: C&R Remodeling- Linda Stewart
Landscaper: Aspen Creek- Scott Picker
Photographer: Kelsey Adams

By The Numbers

466.5 –  tons of concrete or approximately 69 elephants worth

1,138 –  tons of gravel or approximately 169 elephants worth

45′ – elevation change from top of the driveway to the lower level floor

Persevered through (4) major economical events – Covid, Fires of 2020, Ice Storm of 2021, and the Ever Given stuck in the Suez Canal

557 –  LF of concrete retaining walls

1 –  fluffy friendly neighbor dog (Lucy)