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Built by Blue Sound Construction, designed by MaKe Design, photos by Alex Hayden
  • Wallingford Remodel with Chef's Kitchen by Model Remodel

    Posted on Apr 4, 2018 in:
    • Case Study
    • Built Green
    This modernized 1912 cottage breaks through the trees and foliage that once completely hid it from the street. With its clean lines, tight-knot cedar, and Hardie siding, built-in storage, and exposed timber, the home perfectly balances a contemporary design with a hint of craftsman.
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  • Demystifying New Mechanical Systems for Built Green Buildings: HRVs and Heat Pumps

    Posted on Apr 2, 2018 in:
    • Built Green
    • Blog Post
    The Built Green program offers significant advantages for builders who understand it well, including expedited permitting and additional floor area in many jurisdictions. One way to meet Built Green standards that provide client satisfaction as well as builder advantages is the use of cutting-edge mechanical systems. Let's dive into the benefits of these systems.
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  • Dwell Development and the First Home to Receive the Built Green Net Zero Energy Label

    Posted on Mar 7, 2018 in:
    • Case Study
    • Built Green
    Known for their market-leading sustainability, Dwell Development recently completed the first home to receive Built Green's new Net Zero Energy Label. This single-family home sits adjacent to Genesee Park and features Dwell's typical recipe of reclaimed materials and high-performance envelope, and introduces some new additions to the mix.
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Photo courtesy Blue Sound Construction, builder; MaKe Design, architect; and Alex Hayden, photographer