The only net-zero employee housing in the Eagle River Valley, the Pete & Pat Frechette Educator accommodates Walking Mountains’ educators and naturalists. Bright communal spaces are outfitted with quality fixtures, countertops and cabinetry, while locker banks and and ample storage in the entry house outdoor gear and equipment.
- Two buildings, each 2,452 square feet
- Each building has six bedrooms and six bathrooms
- Solar arrays on top of each building create more energy than the buildings use, returning the surplus to the grid.
- Large Kolbe Forgent Series windows bring in abundant light while maintaining energy efficiency.
After the completion of our first three buildings in 2011, we continued to work with RA Nelson on the remainder of our campus for two main reasons: the trustworthiness and integrity of their staff, and the overall quality of service and construction we received. Indeed, our beautiful LEED Platinum Campus has become an important educational and cultural resource in our community and RA Nelson made certain it will stand the test of time.- Markian Feduschak, President, Walking Mountains Science Center