Stone Fruit Farm is a working gentleman’s farm built in Westport, MA. It is a Passive Certified, net zero energy home with a 7.6 KW solar PV array, high-efficiency electric pumps for heat and an average wall thickness of 18 inches.
A separate solar corridor leads to a series of additional spaces including green-houses, a workshop, a barn and a guest house. A below ground root cellar allows for the storage of roots at optimum moisture and temperatures. The entire house also has an ERV (Energy Recovery System) system to intake fresh-air and exhaust stale air.