The Goal was to bring back the original style & charm of this 1917 Arts & Crafts bungalow.
Joe used an innovative exterior wall system combined with energy efficient windows that resulted in an air-tight house with a higher “total wall” R-Value for maximum energy efficiency.
Inside, Joe mixed local and sustainable materials using zero and low V.O.C. finishes and paints.
This warm and inviting home reflects the owners personalities and lifestyle.
The home boasts a new professional kitchen, open floor plan and large master suite.
See a video tour of the home shot during the 2010 Austin Cool House Tour.
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Received 5-star rating from the Austin Green Building Program
Anticipating L.E.E.D - H Platinum rating from U.S.G.B.C.
Continuous rigid insulation on exterior wall provides thermal break & higher total wall R-value
Sealed and Insulated Crawl Space allows duct work inside insulated envelope
Mesquite wood floors sealed with Bona Mega & Bioshield no V.O.C. finishes
Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF) Insulation at vaulted ceilings and attic roof deck
Finger jointed wood studs reduce the amount of wood needed
Rinnae tankless H2O heater to reduce energy needed to heat water
Reflective metal (Galvalume) roof covering to cut energy costs
Loewen metal clad windows with “Cardinal 366” glass, .28 Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC)
Sustainable materials used throughout (Caesarstone, & Alkemi countertops, Cork)
Ceiling fans in bedrooms & living spaces
High efficiency HVAC (18 SEER Carrier Infinity Heat Pump) 725 s.f. per ton
No VOC paints (Harmony by Sherwin Williams) eliminate green house gases released into the atmosphere
exterior south view (construction)
construction progress photo (construction)
interior demo re-frame (construction)
recycled gable siding (construction)
right elevation (construction)
Front entry foyer with Douglas Fir trim & Mesquite wood floors
Kitchen and Dining Room
Master Bedroom, wrapped beams with re-used long leaf pine
An Austin Energy® Green Builder Program Five(5) Star Rating anticipated.