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Concord Green Home

2011 EcoHome Design Award Winner

Key to the successful design were the homeowner priorities of family health, energy performance, and optimizing the walk-to-town construction site. To maintain health and air quality, the home features a fresh air ventilation system with energy recovery, a whole house HEPA filtration system, radiant & radiator heating distribution, and low/no VOC materials. The home’s energy performance focuses on passive heating/cooling techniques, natural daylighting, an improved building envelope, and efficient mechanical systems, collectively achieving overall energy performance of 50% better than code. To address the site opportunities, the home utilizes a footprint that maximizes southern exposure in the rear while still capturing the park view in the front.

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Green Architecture and Mechanical Design
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Kauffman Tharp Design
Interior Design
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Photos by Eric Roth
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October 29, 2014
sproutlet wrote:
How high is the peak of the ceiling? Love the bonus space/office idea
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The peak is approximately 10' so the shed dormer was needed to improve the head height and usability of the space.
    Bookmark   October 29, 2014 at 1:47PM
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February 19, 2014
willemily wrote:
did you build the dormer? what is the size and cost approx.
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aoneel
Dormer inside
    Bookmark   February 19, 2014 at 9:16PM
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Yes, that is the approximate width of the dormer inside.
    Bookmark   February 20, 2014 at 5:30AM
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April 17, 2013
Palmer wrote:
What is the paint color?
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lisa k. tharp - k. tharp design
ECOS non-toxic floor paint matched to Benjamin Moore Mayonnaise. Walls and trim match as well.

lisa k. tharp
K. THARP DESIGN - Fine Interiors
www.ktharpdesign.com
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December 31, 2012
zeebenanna wrote:
Love the floor. What's it made of?
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Knowing the floor was to remain subfloor in the near-term, the builder was more careful about the seams, however the combination of strong daylight and white paint make the largest difference.
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Ahhh. Thanks for the answers!
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December 29, 2011
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lisa k. tharp - k. tharp design
Hello "thelouvre".

The desk is made from reclaimed wood. Gorgeous in person. It came from Winston Flowers in Concord. Love their shop.

Thank you for stopping by.

Lisa
Kauffman Tharp Design - Fine Interiors
www.ktharpdesign.com
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Bentley Design
Bentley Design can custom build the table for you, they can be reached at 727-631-2882.
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Finally, using every inch of space up to the rafters keeps the square footage maximized and the footprint minimized. The metal roof helps to keep this area cooler in the summer, reflecting the warmth from the sun. This room is another flexible space that can be used as a studio, home office, exercise room, playroom or extra bedroom. All of the mechanical necessities are tucked underneath the other gable, leaving this space open and usable. "If you ask me whether it is better to finish a basement or an attic, I will vote attic every time," Kauffman Tharp says. "Dark and dank vs. sunny and breezy. Which would you choose?" More:Sophisticated Country StyleHouzz Tour: Warm Country CharmAdding Farmhouse Charm to Your Home
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Take over the attic. If you have extra space in your attic and need a home studio, consider renovating it. Dormer windows and/or skylights can be added to let in the natural light. See the rest of this homeMore:7 Instant Backyard Getaways15 Ways to Be More Inspired by Your Studio6 Homes and Studios Where Creativity Thrives
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An added plus is to have a window at the top of the stairs to bring light down into the home and illuminate the way up.

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