Gallery: 1840s Victorian Home Receives a Zero-Energy Retrofit

To improve the energy efficiency and thermal properties of the home, Christophers added insulation to the walls, tripled-paned windows, efficient lighting, a wood-burning stove for cold days, and a ventilation system that removes moisture.

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  1. Holcim Awards January 3, 2011 at 4:48 pm

    I love the contemporary design features they added to old home. Also achieving zero energy is incredible. Fantastic project.

    This would be an ideal submission to the Holcim Awards for Sustainable Construction. Enter your creative ideas today!

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