Montecito Hillside Residence
Location: Montecito, California
Contractor: Allen Construction Inc.
A hidden treasure of lower Montecito, this modest but handsome and functional one-story hillside residence combines traditional Craftsman design features and detailing with Platinum level energy efficiency. Built in 2009, the 2,100 square foot home utilizes both active and passive solar collection systems for radiant heating and solar-voltaic electricity generation.