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Cape House Turned Energy Efficient

Updated: Oct 16, 2020

This project was a complete house remodel with re-configuration of the first and second floors to bring beauty and function to the space. This was achieved through an open floor plan, new kitchen, master bedroom and bath suite, an additional bedroom upstairs and moving the central staircase. Exterior siding replacement and additional custom door and window installation. It was also a cutting edge energy retrofit with new spray foam insulation in a complex roof system that had ice damming and leakage problems prior to the work. Also, cutting edge insulation techniques employed for the basement and first floor walls. Finally, we installed a high efficiency condensing boiler and new heat distribution system. All measures together lowered energy costs by over 50%. Owners report the house is really comfortable too!

The view from the dining room across the whole house. The stairs are on the left side.

Looking into the new kitchen and dining rooms from the living room. Nice cabinets made from Valchromat plywood.

The new master bathroom on the second floor.

The new colorful stairs with a peek into the new powder room next to the front door.


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