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Twisted Oak: A Journey to Create a Self-Sustaining Life and Home


From the back cover...

Twisted Oak is the inspiring, true story of a family seeking a more sustainable life in a complex, technology-driven world. Their journey leads them to build a self-sustaining home and lifestyle in the mountains of Colorado as they pursue their goal to maintain a balance of the respecting the natural world and continuing to remain engaged in the modern world.


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~ Pipe-Dream to Plan ~

A Live Weekend Workshop to Guide You Step-by-Step Through Making Your Sustainable Dream Home a Reality.

Where: At Our Self-Sustaining Home in Durango, Colorado

When: May 1st, 2nd & 3rd

Limited-Time Offer

Early-Bird Special 50% Off


Online Course

Learn at Your Own Pace


Pipe-Dream to Plan

Coming Soon!

This online video course includes all the  same material as the live workshop, but you can take it at your own pace.

Watch and review lessons as you move through designing and building your home.

And get a full year of monthly coaching calls.

Make sure you're on the waitlist so you'll be notified just as soon as this powerful digital course is released.

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Online Hourly Consulting

If you plan on building a sustainable home, We can support you through the many decisions that come with each phase. 

* Design Support

* Review Your Plans

* Prepare Your Architectural Plans

Kristina is licensed in both Colorado and Washington and can prepare your house plans and provide the engineering necessary to get your project through the permitting process. Kristina is available to work with other professionals in order to permit your plans in other states.

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Design Specialties:

Passive Solar Design
Preliminary Solar PV Design
Reduced Utilities by Designing with the Property
Natural Building Materials
Greywater Gardens
Rainwater Harvesting
Responsible and easy-to-care-for Composting Toilets

Other Services

Plans Review - If you have a house plan in mind, Kristina will review your plan for energy efficiency and sustainability and examine how it fits with your lifestyle and goals.

Existing Home Review ~ Kristina is available to review your existing home and help you prioritize improvements to increase comfort, reduce utilities, and improve sustainability.

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