House & Additions TRANSFORMATIONS  


"if it's not beautiful, it's not sustainable."

- Architect Lance Hosey, Author of The Shape Of Green.   More Quotes Please!





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South Salem, town of Lewisboro, Westchester county, NY.
Sylvain Côté, Absolute Green Homes, Inc.
P. B.
Anthony S. Pisarri, PE, PC
Sylvain Côté
Sylvain Côté
Russell Hrycko
Tony Lisanti, Robison Energy
Contemporary/Modern Craftsman
April 2004
April 2006
Over $1M



The existing octagon (why would they built in an octagon shape?!?) house has been transformed into a multiple Award Winning  green home and is now an ENERGY STAR Certified New Home.

The house received 5 1/2 Energy Star rating, the highest possible, and a HERS Index of 36. This Contemporary/Modern Craftsman is a blueprint for healthy, comfortable home that cuts energy and utility bills by 2/3.

The good news is that we can build the same house for you, except that from what we learned since its completion - and from living in it for a few years now - we can build it even better, faster, and more importantly, your new home can be a ZEH - Zero Home.



Take a peek at the several dozens of photographs.
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Media Coverage
This is also the place to also review the project awards.
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Transformations Features
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Comments and reactions on Transformations.
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A great way to see months of work in 60 seconds or so.
When Less Is More  
Reclaimed, Recycled, Re-used
You'll be amazed with what you can do with "waste".



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