HOLLYWOOD HILLS BOX HOUSEEdit profile
Jeffrey Eyster designed and built a 2400 square-foot environmentally friendly residence in the Hollywood Hills. Conceived in 2002 and completed in 2007 this house combines numerous green features with an ambitious structure to create one of Los Angeles’s architectural treasures as a new case study. This prototype serves as a data-producing source for a larger future development in the surrounding acreage. Some of the green properties of the home are: Utilities: Energy efficient appliances, four zone 19 seer HVAC heat pumps, HVAC electronic air filtration, multi-stage programmable thermostat, LED exterior lights , whole house water filtration (to discourage bottle water use), smart home controlled solar shades and exhaust fan, LED interior night lights with light sensor, water saving appliances and plumbing fixtures, on-demand water heater, radiant floor heating. Materials: Water based low VOC interior and exterior finishes, rapid renewable resource such as bamboo flooring and 1.5” doug-fir glulam post and beam, bamboo cabinetry, recycled denim insulation, Low E insulated dual glazed windows, ample daylight with 50% glass exterior envelope, prefabricated glulam post and beams.