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Turn your home #green. Great example of #buyinganolderhome and #remodeling it green.

Turn your home #green. Great example of #buyinganolderhome and #remodeling it green.

So as the couple anticipated changes, including the addition of a, 400-square-foot master bedroom and bath, Callaway got out her sketch pad and began a series of renderings aimed at incorporating their needs—and a desire for green—into an 80-plus year old framework. By the time she handed the project off to Michael Strong, a like-minded member of the local green building community, the project had grown to include the remodeling of the kitchen and the complete resealing of the building envelope. “For this remodel, we followed a performance, rather than prescriptive path, where our primary concern—along with meeting their need for more room—was reducing the overall energy usage in the house,” Strong said. Strong’s team reinsulated the walls, replaced all the home’s windows, insulated the it’s pier and beam foundation, sealed the attic, replaced the home’s HVAC and water hea...

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