Gallery: Gorgeous 19th Century Georgian Farmhouse Gets a LEED Gold Reno...

The house already had a few elements that gained it points toward LEED efficiency. Historic stack ventilation draws air through the cupola above the attic. The house’s position minimizes solar gain, and the deep porches keep the interiors cooler in summer. The team employed a hydronic radiant heating system underneath the original wood floor on the first floor, which effectively heats both the first and second floors.

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