Licht 'n Stein House in the Fall
A 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom Green House/Passive House
with a modern design, 21st-century comfort and a near $0 utility bill
located just outside the beautiful town of Lanesboro, MN.
View from the South
Passive Solar: 60% of windows on the southside (with overhang for summer cooling);
900 sq.ft. 100% recycled plastic decking with aluminum railing.
Licht 'n Stein in the Summer
Christian Milaster standing on the deck of his home.
Wind Generator as seen from the Deck
The 1kW Wind Generator with some Spectacular Clouds
Close-up of the small Wind Generator
Electrical Control Room
Living Room with Masonry Stove
(red tile floor with embedded radiant in-floor heating)
The Masonry Stove
A wood-fired stove with a convolute flu system that requires only one firing a day
which heats up the 4-5,000 pounds of stone and firebrick.
from left to right: Sears fridge (372 kWh/year), propane stove, dishwasher.
Granite countertop from Cold Springs, MN
Birch kitchen cabinets with millet grass embedded in acrylic.
Stairs to the Upper Level
Natural Maple staircase with one-piece stringers
made by Region Millworks in Elgin
Living Room from the Stair Landing
Fall Flowers courtesy of Sarah Johnson of Rural Spring Valley
Thank you for your Interest!
-- Christian Milaster
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