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Passive-Home Neighborhood Emerges Between Loveland, Fort Collins

the two partners in Black Timber Builders LLC are marrying modern design with techniques, creating an entirely energy efficient passive neighborhood. Passive construction entails techniques that make for a home that is 90% more efficient than a standard one.

According to BizWest, in a 40-acre subdivision called the Estates at Donath Lake, in the netherland between Loveland and Fort Collins, the company is building 13 homes — four are built or under construction, two more are designed and ready for construction, and another is in design. The homes are high-end, well-designed and modern structures with lots of amenities. 

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