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What You Need to Know

Description:

Stay in Place insulated concrete form; compact fluorescent light bulbs; low flow toilets; Bioshield floor stain and sealant; recycled wood trim The LineSync Architecture Studio entry path winds along a stone wall leading to an arched entry. Curved roof line dormers echo the branches of an adjacent pine. Architecturally designed to be distinct from the 1850s farmhouse, the building incorporates state of the art energy saving features, yet utilizes vernacular barn board siding and masonry stucco for a blend of North American and European agricultural building styles. Designed to be a wonderful workplace, the Studio incorporates garden views from every station. Siding from the 1850s horse barn (located where the Studio now sits prior to its renovation by carpenter ants) is used for interior trim. A colorful radiant slab floor notes the playful seriousness of art in this building.

Efficiency or Sustainability Improvements:

R-255 effective approximate R-50 with DOE II High Mass software Daylighting, Energy Star Appliances, Local Materials, Non-Toxic Products, Radiant floor heating, Recycled Materials, Sunspace, Super Insulated Walls/ Roof

My Motivation:

LineSync Architecture has been designing sustainable homes, commercial and municipal buildings since 1988 - when green was still a color. With the opportunity to create our own Studio, there was no question.

Open House Info:

From Brattleboro: Route 9 W to traffic light in Wilmington> Take a left. Pass the restaurants and park. Go up the hill. 3rd house on left. Go up the driveway. Use the path on left to go to the studio behind the farmhouse. Studio will be open 10:00 - 2:00. Please leave pets in the car. There are cats on the premises. Due to allergies, no animals are allowed in the building.

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