Ludwigson Sustainable Home
Maria and Jason Ludwigson - 328 Regent Dr, La Crescent, MN 55947
This quiet home in the Mississippi River valley town of La Crescent, MN is home to a 4.1 kW, grid-tied, roof mounted solar PV system. This diminutive TenKSolar system was installed in 2014 and meets 100% of the owners electrical needs. The Ludwigsons have energy efficient appliances including a GeoSpring heat-pump water heater. An electric water heater is often one of a homes largest electric consumers, and heat-pumps such as this one are 70% more efficient than standard water heaters, as well as qualifying for tax credits to discount the price.
This home also has some stormwater runoff sustainability features including rain gardens, and rain barrels. It also hosts a pollinator-friendly prair