Hans and Francey’s Passive Solar Lagoon Home

Hans and Francey’s Passive Solar Lagoon Home

We’ve always been interested in “passive solar” and “not so small house” approaches to create a truly livable house. Architect Debbie Coleman of Sunplans reflects these sensibilities. When it came time for us to build our dream home in...
Dauphin Island Sea Lab – Campus Solar Array

Dauphin Island Sea Lab – Campus Solar Array

The Dauphin Island Sea Lab is a biological field research station for the State of Alabama’s Marine Environmental Sciences Consortium, serving 22 of the state’s public and private universities and colleges. The DISL campus encompasses 30-plus acres with 39...
Southern Cypress Sun-Tempered, Passive Solar Home

Southern Cypress Sun-Tempered, Passive Solar Home

As the architect and general contractor, we designed and built the Southern Cypress in 1998 for our site that had a west approach with a pond to the east. A farmhouse style front porch shades the west windows from afternoon summer sun. The long side of the home faces...