By Design is an architectural firm specializing in energy efficient new homes, house renovations, and additions. This includes kitchens, screened porches, garages, and family rooms. Bruce specializes in site-specific design that closely relates a new house or house addition to its surroundings. A successful design is a house or house addition that fits into its environment and looks as though it has "always been there".

Service Provided
• Site review/analysis
• Consultation with local boards to ensure the design elements conform to local regulations
• Presentation of the pros and cons of alternate design solutions
• Coordination of structural, mechanical, electrical, and landscape architectural designers
• Computer-generated drawings, 3-D models, and specifications for competitive bidding
• Assistance in selecting a builder
• Project administration

Area Served

Certification and Awards
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional
U.S. Green Building Council
Southern Maine Site Specific Design
Contact: Bruce Butler
29 Baker Street
Yarmouth, ME 04096
License Number: AR1949
Commented: Beautiful craftsmanship on the cabinets. Yes, they were built by Peter Rice and Company in Freeport, Maine
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Commented: Did you stain the ceiling? What did you use color and paint? I think it's a very subtle whitewash - but I can't tell you any thing more. Probably a Ben Moore Ivory White cut with a lot of water....
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