Eco friendly building is fast becoming a standard-bearing option for homeowners looking to reduce their carbon footprint (or environmental impact) while still enjoying modern living conveniences and amenities. The thermal envelope of your home is extremely critical when considering reducing energy consumption. Our standards for conventional building automatically improve the termal envelopes of our additions and new builds far beyond the recommendations of Energy Star. However, if creating a super-efficient, eco-friendly home is top on your priority list, we have extensive experience in incorporating new building materials and techniques to employ state-of-the-art efficiencies for your home to deliver dramatic results.
When Efficiency Is Built In
When efficiency is built in, the systems of the home work together to reduce energy consumption. By employing one of several different types of envelope (foundation, walls and ceiling) construction, insulaitng and air-sealing techniques, we can heat or cool your home with surprisingly little energy.
As a result of the need for far less energy, heating and coolling systems can be dramatically reduced in size, complexity and cost.
The eclectic interior finishes are designed to be both natural and durable, giving the organic feeling of
the natural world. The use of recycled doors, stair railings, and other fixtures, together with locally
sourced hardwood for the trim material, further communicate the homeowners’ passion for the