Barn Raising: A Maryland Woman Converts the Family Barn into an Eco-Friendly House

Through innovative remodeling and green design, a barn's architecture is preserved in this home.

One important sustainable adaptation of this barn is the bathroom, where special features exemplify Cassandra’s desire to save water. With low-flow fixtures and a waterless composting toilet, she uses only about twenty-four gallons of water per day for all her household needs.
Photo By Laurie Dickson