Randy and Janna Hafer

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Urban Frontier House wins LEED Platinum certification

Urban house

High Plains Architects has been awarded LEED Platinum certification for the Urban Frontier House, the personal residence of firm founders Randy and Janna Hafer. The house, designed to be totally off the grid, is located at 702 N. 23rd St. It includes self-contained, self-sustaining systems for energy, water, and wastewater, including photovoltaic panels, rainwater collection, DC lighting, composting toilets, a wind turbine and an indoor garden room. Renewable and reclaimed materials are featured prominently throughout the house. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Big-house debate? We’ll sit this one out


How big is too big? That is a question people love to weigh in on when the subject is houses. Or so I have found. When I first wrote about what was going to be the biggest house in Yellowstone County, which is being built just outside the Ironwood subdivision, readers flooded the Last Best News Facebook page with spirited comments on the subject. (more…) Continue Reading →

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