OWNERS: Mostly interested in adding comfort, more even heat as well as cooling, but excited about getting rid of fuel oil. BUILDING 1862 Victorian 3,360 sq. ft. Cold in the winter, hot in the summer Fuel oil boiler, no AC An energy audit showed leaky, complicated additions, and ice dams. The home was expensive to…

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BUILDING: 2,400 sq. ft. Built in early 1900 Leaky, under-insulated Basement had moisture PROJECT OBJECTIVES: New owners wanted High Performance Home SOLUTIONS This project involved a complete tear down of the existing home with new construction in the same footprint. Double stud walls, 12” thick (R-40) R70 in the ceiling Triple Pane Glass R20 under…

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