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May 20, 2008
Wow – tho’ eco-friendly is not pocket-friendly?!
To get an idea of what goes into making an eco-house – pls check out Alanocu’s clip linked below:
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Eco-house in Cotswold sells for a world record 7.2m

Orchid House, an eco-house in a Cotswold nature reserve, will
take three years to build


An innovative eco-friendly home in a Cotswold nature reserve has
been sold for a world record 7.2 million for a country

The ‘thoroughly modern manor house’, modelled on a bee
orchid found on the reserve, was sold off-plan last week to an
anonymous buyer.

The size of an average semi, the cost works out at 3,000
per square foot.

The country home has been sold for a world record of 7.2m
to an anonymous buyer


Brad Pitt has looked at the plans for Orchid House, while Kylie
Minogue has stayed at the estate.

It is hoped the home will produce more energy than it uses, with
an underground heat pump and geothermal heating

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