APress.gif (1844 bytes) THE BEACH HOUSE WINS AN AWARD!


Green Builder Media Home of the Year Award Best Renovation 2015

01.15.16  by Heather Wallace - Green BuilderŽ Media, the leading media company in North America focusing on green building and sustainable living, recently announced The Winners of its 8th Annual Green Home of the Year Awards. Nine projects were selected to represent this year's best green homes.

The Beach House won Best Renovation Of The Year.

Green Builder Magazine Home of the Year Award Best Renovation 2015
An 83-year-old beach house gets a deep energy retrofit,
but retains the grace and beauty of the original home.
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  Green Builder Magazine Home of the Year Award Best Renovation 2015
From The Judges:
"This is a great example of green, energy-efficient retrofit.
We need more of these."


 Architectural Design Construction Decor Photo Sylvain Cote
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 Energy Star Certified, HERS rating 30, LEED Platinum rating 90
The Beach House is Energy Star Certified, with a HERS rating of 30
and LEED Platinum Certification rating of 90.


Indoor Outdoor bar Design Construction Photo Sylvain Cote
"The masterful combining of creativity and building science
so beautifully and convincingly demonstrated in these projects
should inspire everyone, everywhere in the shelter industry
to emulate these extraordinary designers and builders."


Kitchen Cabinetry Design Construction Photo Sylvain Cote
The kitchen cabinetry were constructed with sheathing from the
original roof, exterior walls and attic flooring.


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including many 'before & after' photos


"if it's not beautiful, it's not sustainable"
Architect Lance Hosey



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