Platinum Alley House


New house being built now, right next door to the original Alley House, completion fall 2011. It’s an exceptional home, here’s the info:

  • LEED Platinum (3rd party very green certification)
  • Modular Prefab (built offsite in a factory, and delivered to the site 90% complete)
  • Super energy efficient, high-end windows, extra insulation, heat recovery, heat pump
  • Radiant heated bathroom floors
  • Hip urban design (David Foster Architects)
  • Healthy indoor air quality (filtered mechanical ventilation, HRV, low or no VOCs)
  • Pre-wired for PV, solar hot H20, Polk Audio system, data, coax…
  • 1 car garage, that is fully conditioned and can be readily converted into office or ADU (extra living unit) legally in this zone
  • Rainscreen siding
  • Optional Green roof
  • Xeriscape landscaping to simplify your life, no grass to mow
In other words, it’s a forward thinking home for in-city urban living in a great area (2 blocks to Essential Bakery), with all the green and sustainable features you could want, delivering clean healthy indoor air and low utility bills.


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