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Welcome to the gorgeous, LEED-certified home of John Hancock and Marcia Alscher. The 2,050-sq-ft house is located in Clifton and was recently featured on the Green Living Tours (home tours that highlight eco-friendly houses in the area). / Image: Chuck Lohre
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This House In Clifton Has That Easy, Breezy, LEED-Certified Charm

Welcome to the gorgeous, LEED-certified home of John Hancock and Marcia Alscher.

The house was recently featured on the Green Living Tours (home tours that highlight eco-friendly houses in the area).

HERE'S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Year built: 2013

Square footage: 2,050

Neighborhood: Clifton

Architects: John Hancock and Marcia Alscher (who also happen to be the owners)

Builder: John McCart Quality Custom Homes

Type of LEED certification: Platinum

Stand-out features:
a) The contemporary butterfly roof hides the solar panels.
b) The low-maintenance, simulated-limestone siding gives the home a rich texture.
c) The front door, which stands at almost 6-feet wide, is sure to get the conversation started as soon as you cross the threshold.

Favorite room: Great room
"With the perfect southern exposure for passive solar design, we can be comfortable in short sleeves in winter (without the heat on) and keep cool in the summer, with the large overhang shading the balcony." - John Hancock and Marcia Alscher

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Want a peek inside? Scroll back up to the top and check out the photo gallery.

Dig home tours? Want to go on one yourself? Cool beans! Head over to the Green Home Tours website. (The next one is coming up on April 16.)

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