Cozine One

Water Conservation

  • Low flow faucets
  • Low flow showers
  • Dual flush toilets

Energy Efficiency

  • 8″ thick double 2×4 walls with thermal breaks
  • Dense-pack blown in fiberglass insulation
  • R-60 (24″) attic insulation
  • R-38 underfloor insulation
  • Ductless mini-split, ceiling mounted cassette
  • Air sealing package
  • Low-e Anderson windows with recycled content in glass and frames
  • 90% compact fluorescent lighting
  • Energy Star certified appliances
  • Raised heel trusses
  • Passive Solar Design

Sustainable Materials

  • TREX Decking
  • Bamboo flooring
  • Marmoleum
  • Wool carpet (bedrooms only)
  • Erosion control landscaping
  • Infill development within walking distance to downtown McMinnville
  • Job-site recycling
  • “Age-in-place”, single-level accessible design (zero-threshold shower, 3-foot wide doors, zero-threshold entry door)

Indoor Air Quality

  • Spero low formaldehyde MDF trim (no added urea-formaldehyde)
  • Low VOC paint
  • Minimal carpeting
  • Heat Recovery Ventilator


  • Energy Star
  • Earth Advantage

The People

Homeowner: Pat Britton
Project Manager: John Mead
Designer: m.o.daby design

By The Numbers

Zero – Gates in this community
1287 – Well designed square feet in this cozy home
3 – Windows overlooking the Cozine Creek from Henry’s Nook
1 1/2 – Car garage with plentiful storage
1 – Ceiling mounted cassette unit, sufficient to heat and cool entire house