The Kickapoo Center

The Kickapoo Center will serve as an education hall and utility building for the Kickapoo Nature Conservancy. It is also a model for energy efficient, low cost housing and will be a nearly zero energy building. The solar and wind powered main residence at Kickapoo was also designed by GPD and has been featured in Eco-Structure magazine and "Worlds Greenest Homes" on the Planet Green TV network. Click here for more information on the residence at Kickapoo.

Proposed West and South Elevations

Sustainable Elements:

● R-22 insulated concrete forms foundation (ICF)

● R-48 structural insulated panel wall systems (SIPS)

● Partially recycled reflective metal roof

● Roof solar heating system

● Earth tube to provide continuous fresh airflow at a moderate temperature

● Finishes comprised of recycled and/or renewable materials

● Dual flush toilet

● Tankless, on demand, hot water heating system

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