RESNET - The Residential Energy Services Network, created a nationally recognized system for inspecting and calculating a homes’ energy performance using the Home Energy Rating System (HERS).  A certified Home Rater is trained to test and evaluate a home and calculate a score.  Any Energy Star Certified new home will be tested and given a HERS rating which, besides giving the homeowner confidence in his new home’s energy efficiency and personal comfort, a home given a good HERS rating will retain a higher resale value when the time comes to sell.        
By using NUDURA Insulated Concrete Forms to build your new home you can ensure you are choosing the best building solution available today. Insulated Concrete Forms provide Substantial benefits over traditional building methods.
Take a moment to browse through Custer County’s Chamber of Commerce website to gain a closer sense of what draws and holds people to this quaint but progressive community nestled in the Wet Mt Valley between the two beautiful Colorado mountain ranges of Sangre de Cristo and the Wet Mountains.   
The Custer County based organization, SUSTAINABLE WAYS,  is comprised of focus groups committed to improving the quality of life within the Wet Mt Valley of CO.  Sustainable behavior is promoted in areas of green construction, renewable energy, healthy food production, community education, recycling, and natural resources protection. 
LEED - Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design consists of a suite of rating systems for the design, construction and operation of high performance green homes and communities.  LEED provides building owners a concise framework for implementing practical and measurable green building design, construction, operations and maintenance solutions. 
Receiving an  ENERGY STAR CERTIFICATION  means that your new home has been designed and built to standards well above most other homes on the market today.  It means better quality, better comfort, and better durability.  It also means that your new home Iis a better value for today, and a better investment for tomorrow.  And it means that your home has undergone a better process of inspections, testing and verification to ensure that it meets strict requirements set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
The “NOT SO BIG HOUSE” book series brings to light a new way of thinking about what makes a structure feel like a home... characteristics many people desire in their homes and lives, but haven’t known how to verbalize. How big is Not so Big?  Not so Big doesn’t necessarily mean small... it means not as big as you thought you needed, but designed and built to perfectly suit the way you live.
IN THE NOW... FOR THE FUTURE, a local Westcliffe firm, brings multiple energy related services to both residents  as well as businesses throughout the South Central  Colorado area.  - Owners of existing homes as well as business buildings are pleasantly surprised at the improved comfort level and fuel / energy cost savings after receiving an “In the Now”  home energy audit and the follow-up home performance service.   - Being a RESNET Certified Energy Rating firm, qualifies In the Now to provide the required rating services to local Energy Star building contractors in qualifying new homes to receive the Energy Star Certification and Label.     
Locally owned and located, NATURAL HABITATS, is committed to a holistic design philosophy considering the relationships between land, home, neighborhood, community & quality of life.  They prioritize energy efficiency, solar designs, regional materials and local labor in consideration of a sustainable local economy.
                  ACCREDITED                          Energy Audits, HERS Rating       & Building Science Consultation
OAKLEY CONSTRUCTION INC  High Performance Custom Homes  8 Bassick Place, Westcliffe, CO  81252  (719) 735-7928  19951 US Hwy 50, Cotopaxi, CO 81223 (719) 942-4870
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owned and operated custom home construction company working together since 1995 in the Southern Colorado area.  We have proudly focused on high quality from day one  in the area of home construction, craftsmanship and general contracting services and also place much effort into staying ahead of the curve by being open to implementing new building techniques and technology as they develop.  In the last several years, this  has opened our eyes to the many advantages of building Energy Star Homes, not only  for our client’s comfort and cost savings, but for the building industry at large.  is the right path to take.  And the single largest factor separating our company from any other Energy Star Builder is that we have an in-house professional energy consultant at hand at all times assisting throughout the total building process in preconstruction    designing, planning and energy modeling for your home to achieve the level of  efficiency and sustainability that you personally and financially desire. home construction system is not by coincidence.  The foam block & concrete material is by far the most compatible building system for achieving the high standards of a High Performance Energy Star Home. Simply by this product’s design and makeup, ICF naturally creates many of the featured benefits of a High Performance Home, to include:
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It is our job & goal to incorporate as many of your own wishes into your new home’s design and comfort by the most cost effective, energy efficient and expeditious fashion possible, all without sacrificing what our company’s reputation relies on... unsurpassable quality of construction at a price that your building budget will allow.
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         PERSONALIZED HOME PLANNING & DESIGN CONSULTATION
     CUSTOMIZED HOME ENERGY PLANNING & CONSULTATION
     ENERGY STAR QUALIFYING INSPECTIONS & PERFORMANCE TESTING
    “HERS” INDEXING WITH DOCUMENTED REPORTS
     ENERGY STAR HOME CERTIFICATION, DOCUMENTS & PLAQUE
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RODWIN ARCHITECTURE is an award winning “green” firm known for their excellence in friendly, responsive service and expertise in sustainable design. Rodwin Architecture offers complete architectural, interior and landscape services.
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8 Bassick Place, Westcliffe, CO  81252
(719) 735-7928
19951 US Hwy 50, Cotopaxi, CO  81223
- Home Additions,    Remodeling &    Improvements HOME GALLERY
- Custom Home   Construction
- General Contracting   Services
- Energy Star Certified   Custom Homes
- Insulated Concrete Form   Foundations, Basements   & Full Home Construction
- Home Energy and   Building Science Consultation   New and existing homes
OAKLEY CONSTRUCTION INC High Performance Custom Homes Serving Custer, Fremont, Chaffee & Surrounding Counties since   1995      Fully Licensed and Insured