181 Back Basin Rd, Angel Fire, NM 87710


Living area size:
Lot Size:
44.57 acres w/meadow and stream
Building year:
Number of Floors:
Property Features:
Fireplace, Patio, Spa/hot tub, Balcony/deck, Other
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Interior Finishes:
Eco-Friendly Interior Wood Materials, Low VOC Paint, Little to No Off-Gassing Materials, Eco-Friendly Kitchen Cabinets, Eco-Friendly Bathroom Cabinets, Eco-Friendly Kitchen & Bathroom Cabinets (All), Quartz Countertops, No Tropical Wood Used, Other Eco Interior Material, Low VOC Sealant & Adhesives, Natural Flooring, Natural Carpeting, Sealed concrete Flooring
Skylights, Exterior Energy Efficient Lights, Indoor LED Lights, Indoor Energy Efficient Lights, Indoor Dimmer Light Switches, Exterior Automatic Lighting Controls, Exterior Solar Landscape Lighting
Windows, Doors, Roof:
Energy Efficient Windows (whole house), ENERGY STAR Windows, ENERGY STAR Rated Exterior Doors, Exterior Storm Doors, Roof Warranty (30+ years)
Insulation & Sealing:
Insulation (R25+), Recycled Newsprint Insulation, Spray Foam Insulation, Exterior Ridged Foam Sheathing Insulation (EPS) (ISO), Cellulose Insulation, Exterior Insulation Finishing System (EIFS), Weather Stripping for Doors and Windows, Other Insulation, Exterior Continuous Insulation (R5+), Formaldehyde Free Fiberglass Insulation, Insulation in Foundation Areas (R10+)
Other Construction Material, ICF or Pre-Cast Concrete Walls, Trombe Wall, SIP Exterior Walls, Adobe Built, Insulated Panels Walls, Regionally Manufactured Construction Materials, Responsibly Sourced Lumber, Fiber Cement "Hardi Board" Siding
Construction: Other Eco/ Efficient Building Type:
Eco-Block Exterior 24" thick structural walls with 4,000 psi concrete
Garages & Hardscape:
Detached Garage or Carport
Landscape & Patio:
Drought Tolerant or Native Plants, Grey or Rain Water Irrigation, Water Efficient Irrigation, Low Water Irrigation (other), Storm Water Protections, Established Garden, Eco Garden (other), Organic Garden Food Production, Timer on Irrigation Systems, Large Shade Trees, Maintained Mature Trees
Energy sources:
Solar system, Other, Solar 6+ kW, Owned Solar System
Solar kW:
10kW solar trackers and 5 kw BIPV Solar Kitchen Ceiling
Other Energy Sources:
220,000Btu Solar Thermal Heating for Whole-House Radiant 10-zone Floor system
Energy Efficiency:
Air Leakage Test (max ACH1 @ 50)
Water Sources:
Rain Water Collection System
Water Efficiency:
Water efficient toilets, Solar Water Heater with ENERGY STAR Backup Tank, Water efficient bathroom shower heads, Water Filter System, Energy efficient, gas water heater, Combination Space/Water Heater
Solar System Financing Terms:
3 Solar PV/BIPV/Thermal Systems - no financing, all paid for. Needs upgrades for more capacity.
Microwave, Phone, TV(s), Energy Star rated Clothes Washer, Energy Star Rated Appliances, Gas Stove, Energy Star & Smart Refrigerator, Induction Stove, Energy Star rated Clothes Dryer:, Energy Star rated Dishwasher, Built-In Recycling Centre
Smart Technology:
Smart Security Camera, Smart Smoke and CO2, Smart Lock, Smart Lights, High-Speed Internet, Smart Thermostat
Ventilation & Air Quality:
Whole House Ventilation System (HRV/ERV), Ceiling Fans, Bathroom Tub/Shower Automatic Fan, Natural Ventilation, Cupola or Operable Skylight Ventilation, Air Seal (garage), No HVAC Equipment, Returns (garage)
Zoned Systems, Radiant Floor Heat, Heating/Cooling (passive solar), Other Heating/Cooling, Programmable Thermostat, Heating System (active solar), High Efficiency Furnace & Boiler (AFUE 95%+ ), Variable Speed Blower
Walk Score Value:
Walkable Community, Public Transportation (less than 2 mi), Natural Parkland/Forested Protected Areas (less than 2 mi)
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Sage Features (eco & smart)

Other Certification:
Exceeds NGBS Emerald standards
Eco Property Type:
Passive Designed, Zero Energy Ready, Net Zero (grid-tied)
Sage Score:
The Sage Score is a measure of a home’s overall features. 100+
Livability Categories:
Commute-friendly. Located near public transportation and/or commuting options Commute Friendly
Community. Location consists of improved; commute, walkability, schools and/or amenities Community
Cost Savings. Features which reduce the maintenance & utility costs Cost Savings
Comfort. Has features making the overall livability more desirable such as consistent temperatures and improved air quality. Comfort
Eco-friendly. Has a reduced impact on the environment Eco Friendly
Healthy. Reduced contaminants and/or improved ventilation Healthy
Low-maintenance. Has longer lasting features and/or less frequent maintenance required Low Maintenance
Market resale potential. Has features often equated with a premium resale value Market Resale Potential
Quality. Includes certifications, enhanced building techniques and materials. Quality
Technology. Includes smart and automated features Technology
Unique. Non-traditional building materials Unique
Potential Benefits:
Net Zero (grid-tied)
- Cost Savings of 100% on utilities as it costs $0 for grid-tied energy costs.

Passive Designed
- Cost Savings with reduced heating and cooling loads through energy-efficiency strategies, and then those reduced loads are met, in whole or part, with solar energy.

Zero Energy Ready
- Cost Savings vary, but it's so energy efficiently built that it can be coupled with a renewable energy system which can offset all or most of its annual energy consumption.

Adobe Built
- Cost Savings could potentially be 100% for electric, water and heating/cooling.
- Eco Benefits include a lower environmental impact as Earthships collect and store their own energy, harvested from the local environment.

Trombe Wall
- Cost Savings of 20% in energy, typically.

Responsibly Sourced Lumber
- Eco Benefits of responsibly managed forest products certified and labeled by FSC.

Regionally Manufactured Construction Materials
- Eco Benefits include a reduced overall carbon footprint by reducing the transportation of materials.

Fiber Cement "Hardi Board" Siding
- Eco Benefits include fewer dioxins emissions during manufacturing.

ICF or Pre-Cast Concrete Walls
- Cost Savings of up to 25% in annual heating & cooling costs.

SIP Exterior Walls
- Cost Savings of up to 60% on energy bills.
- Health Benefits include soundproof design for quieter buildings.

Roof Warranty (30+ years)
- Cost Savings include a reduced frequency of roof replacements and repairs, even if the up-front cost is greater.
- Eco Benefits include fewer materials used as fewer repairs are needed.

Energy Efficient Windows (whole house)
- Cost Savings of 12% in energy, or $100-$274/yr.
- Eco Benefits include reduced energy usage which reduces greenhouse gas emissions.

- Cost Savings of up to $583/yr compared to single-pane windows & up to $197/yr compared to double-pane, clear glass windows.
- Eco Benefits include reduced energy usage which reduces greenhouse gas emissions.

ENERGY STAR Rated Exterior Doors
- Eco Benefits include reducing heat loss in the winter and keeping cool air inside when it’s warm outside, for reduced energy usage.

Exterior Storm Doors
- Eco Benefits include reducing heat loss in the winter and keeping cool air inside when it’s warm outside, for reduced energy usage.

Detached Garage or Carport
- Health Benefits include reduced noise and keeping hazardous fumes away from the residence.

Natural Ventilation
- Eco Benefits include cooling a home during the warmer months without the need to constantly run expensive air conditioning systems to regulate indoor temperatures.

Cupola or Operable Skylight Ventilation
- Eco Benefits include allowing warm air to escape up high while bringing in cooler air from below, cooling your house without an air conditioner.

Insulation (R25+)
- Cost Savings of as much as $300/yr.
- Eco Benefits include reduced significant heat loss through exterior walls.

Insulation in Foundation Areas (R10+)
- Cost Savings vary, but energy costs are reduced.
- Eco Benefits include saved energy, protected basement walls from environmental damage, and providing a drainage plane for water.

Formaldehyde Free Fiberglass Insulation
- Eco Benefits include not off-gassing formaldehyde into the indoor environment. It is also thermally efficient, providing effective resistance to heat transfer with R-values up to R-49 (RSI-8.6).

Recycled Newsprint Insulation
- Eco Benefits include reduced solid waste, and conserved fuel due to its low embodied energy.

Spray Foam Insulation
- Cost Savings include reduced air leakage and its associated heating and cooling costs.
- Health Benefits inlude limiting the infiltration of allergens and pollutants.

Cellulose Insulation
- Cost Savings vary, but with its high thermal resistance, it is one of the most cost-effective.
- Eco Benefits include that it's one of the most environmentally friendly insulations available.

Exterior Ridged Foam Sheathing Insulation (EPS) (ISO)
- Eco Benefits include improved air tightness, addeds R-value, reduced chance of condensation in wall cavities, and greatly reduced thermal bridging through studs.

Exterior Continuous Insulation (R5+)
- Cost Savings in significantly reduced energy costs with improved energy efficiency.
- Eco Benefits include allowing water in the wall to dry and the moisture vapor to escape to the outside due to its breathability, providing continuous exterior insulation (CI), increasing the R-value of the wall while reducing thermal bridging.

Exterior Insulation Finishing System (EIFS)
- Cost Savings of nearly 45% in energy use, in a 12 month period.

Solar system
- Cost Savings of up to $750/year or $15000 over 20yrs on energy costs.
- Eco Benefits with reduced greenhouse gas emissions.

Solar 6+ kW
- Cost Savings of up to 60% on energy costs.
- Eco Benefits of reduced greenhouse gas emissions associated with non-renewable energy.

Indoor LED Lights
- Cost Savings of up to $75/yr in energy costs when replacing 5 incadescent bulbs with ENERGY STAR light bulbs.

Indoor Energy Efficient Lights
- Cost Savings of up to $75/yr.

Indoor Dimmer Light Switches
- Eco Benefits include reduced energy consumption.

Exterior Automatic Lighting Controls
- Eco Benefits include reduced ongoing energy costs & reduced carbon footprint.

Exterior Solar Landscape Lighting
- Eco Benefits include reduced carbon emissions as grid energy is not used.

Water Filter System
- Cost Savings of between $400-$700 on water bottles/yr for a family of 4.
- Health Benefits include filtering out unsafe chlorine and other unsafe chemicals from water.
- Eco Benefits include reduced numbers of water bottles in the landfill and in oceans.

Water efficient toilets
- Cost Savings averaging $110/yr.
- Eco Benefits like saving between 20%-60% in water use.

Solar Water Heater with ENERGY STAR Backup Tank
- Cost Savings of up to $280/yr and $5200 lifetime.

Energy efficient, gas water heater
- Cost Savings of between 8% to 10% in energy, or between $25/yr-$27/yr.

Combination Space/Water Heater
- Cost Savings of 20% in energy use, or up to $150/yr. Cost Savings of 5% to 10% for hot water.

Rain Water Collection System
- Cost Savings of up to 40% in water consumption.
- Eco Benefits include reduced streambank erosion from stormwater runoff.

Heating System (active solar)
- Eco Benefits include a reduction in air pollution, water consumption, and greenhouse gas emissions.

Heating/Cooling (passive solar)
- Cost Savings of up to a 50% reduction in heating costs.

High Efficiency Furnace & Boiler (AFUE 95%+ )
- Cost Savings of 15% in energy that can save $75 in the southern US, up to $180 in the northern US.

Radiant Floor Heat
- Health Benefits include improved air quality as allergens are not distributed.

Zoned Systems
- Cost Savings of up to 30% on heating and cooling bills.

Programmable Thermostat
- Cost Savings as much as 10%-30% on heating and cooling bills. 

Variable Speed Blower
- Health Benefits of improved air quality.

Smart Lights
- Cost Savings of up to six times more energy efficiency than incandescent lighting.
- Eco Benefits include not containing mercury compared to compact fluorescent bulbs.

Smart Thermostat
- Cost Savings of up to $83/yr in energy costs.

Bathroom Tub/Shower Automatic Fan
- Health Benefits of mitigating mold growth in bathrooms.

Whole House Ventilation System (HRV/ERV)
- Cost Savings with reduced heating and cooling costs.
- Health Benefits include minimizing outdoor pollutants, back drafting of combustion gases from fireplaces or appliances, and removing moisture and pollutants.

No Tropical Wood Used
- Eco Benefits include a reduction in the decline of the rainforest, the extinction of animal species, and climate change impacts.

Little to No Off-Gassing Materials
- Health Benefits include deterring associated health issues such as sore throats, headaches, allergy symptoms, respiratory problems, heart disease and cancer.

Eco-Friendly Interior Wood Materials
- Eco Benefits are that responsibly sourced hardwood comes from well-managed, sustainable forests, and recycled finishes reclaim waste materials.

Low VOC Sealant & Adhesives
- Health Benefits include reducing potential harm to the kidneys, liver and nervous system, reducing respiratory irritants, reproductive issues, nausea and headaches .

Low VOC Paint
- Health Benefits include a reduction in hazardous chemicals emissions.
- Eco Benefits include a reduction of the 16% of VOC emissions that come from the paint industry and increase in urban smog.

Natural Flooring
- Health Benefits include fewer toxins, and cork has antimicrobial, insect repellent and fire inhibitor properties.
- Eco Benefits are that it reduces the use of hardwoods.

Natural Carpeting
- Health Benefits include improved indoor comfort and climate.
- Eco Benefits include using renewable raw materials and not using fossil resources.

Sealed concrete Flooring
- Cost Savings include lower replacement costs, and it can contribute to lower energy use for heating and cooling because it retains heat in the winter, yet remains cool in the summer.
- Health Benefits include typically being VOC-free, reduced bacteria and mold growth.

Quartz Countertops
- Health Benefits include reduced odor, bacteria, mold and mildew growth.

Eco-Friendly Kitchen Cabinets
- Eco Benefits are that (FSC) certified wood is harvested sustainably.

Eco-Friendly Bathroom Cabinets
- Eco Benefits are that (FSC) certified wood is harvested sustainably.

Other Eco Interior Material
- Health Benefits include reduced carcinogenic exposure with urea-formaldehyde free products.

Gas Stove
- Cost Savings of 10% to 30% to operate compared to electric.

Induction Stove
- Eco Benefits include a reduction in energy used for cooking with a 90% efficiency.

Energy Star & Smart Refrigerator
- Cost Savings of up to 15% in energy that can save $270 over 5 years.
- Eco Benefits include a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions, equivalent to that of 870,000 vehicles.

Energy Star rated Dishwasher
- Cost Savings of 12% in energy and 30% in water.
- Eco Benefits include reduced air pollution, that combats climate change and aids in water resource conservation.

Energy Star rated Clothes Dryer:
- Cost Savings of $200 lifetime.

Energy Star rated Clothes Washer
- Cost Savings of 25% in energy and 33% in water that can save $35/yr in utility costs.
- Eco Benefits include a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions.

Drought Tolerant or Native Plants
- Eco Benefits as little to no supplemental watering is needed.

Large Shade Trees
- Cost Savings as summer shade and winter sunlight reduce air conditioning and heat usage.

Maintained Mature Trees
- Eco Benefits of reducing the potential to harm, or even kill the tree, include that mature trees provide an abundance of eco-friendly benefits from shade, to storm-water run off reduction, to wildlife habits...

Water Efficient Irrigation
- Eco Benefits like reduced water usage by 30% to 70%, compared to a conventional sprinkler system.

Timer on Irrigation Systems
- Eco Benefits include avoiding over-watering, maintaining plant health, and reducing runoff.

Storm Water Protections
- Eco Benefits include protecting city sewers from being overwhelmed by stormwater runoff, and protecting nearby streams and rivers from damage through erosion.

Natural Parkland/Forested Protected Areas (less than 2 mi)
- Eco Benefits include improved air and water quality, increased biodiversity, and habitat protection, and reduced greenhouse gases (GHG), that are all inherent in a strategy that protects and preserves land.

Air Seal (garage)
- Health Benefits include improved indoor air quality.

Weather Stripping for Doors and Windows
- Cost Savings of $42-$83/yr in energy costs.


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