This award winning project is situated on the Oakland Hills, constructed on a double sized 13000 square feet multi layered lot overlooking the San Francisco Bay. Designed by Onion Flats, the Margarido House is the first custom home in Northern California to be LEED-H Platinum certified and the first home in the entire country to have LEED certification and Greenpoint rating. The house features Green building components such as Western Red Cedar siding, a planted green roof garden and deck, on-site rain and ground water reclamation, in-floor hydronic heating, solar electric and solar thermal systems, recycled concrete and glass counters, interior air quality management system and smart home automation features to minimize energy use & maximize convenience and low energy LED lighting, it is s 55 percent more energy efficient than California’s Title 24 energy standards.

The house is built on over 4,600 sq. ft. on two levels. The interior space features a beautiful dining room which opens to the front garden, the five-bedroom with private garden entrance and five-bath masterpiece, home theatre, and two garages. The beautiful landscape of San Fransisco skyline and Bay views can be enjoyed from inside the house which has many windows. As the fist home n the entire country to have LEED certification and Greenpoint rating, the award-winning Margarido House is an outstanding example of sustainable design.

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