energy and resource efficient construction at a price the planet can afford

energy and resource efficient construction at a price the planet can afford

Sussex Avenue

sussex ThumbLoken Builders fully updated this 1930s bungalow in Missoula University District, featuring the use of many sustainable building approaches, and bringing back the original Craftsman style features of the original home. Including:

  • Recycled “urbanite” retaining walls on front curb
  • Use of concrete “ecopavers” to retain water in back yard patio
  • Low-volatile paint (low VOC) from historically accurate palette used throughout
  • Two fireplaces restored to original brick, new Craftsman-style hearths installed
  • High efficiency gas furnace tankless water heater, and sealed combustion gas fireplace inserts
  • Solartube skylights for passive illumination in bathroom
  • Basement wall insulation, basement floor insulation
  • Eco-friendly “marmoleum” (a linoleum substitute) used in kitchen and bathroom
  • Bathroom remodeled with Craftsman style fixtures
  • Kitchen remodeled, new butcher block passthrough to dining room installed

 

Exterior photos of Sussex Avenue Bungalow showing Ecopaver patio and urbanite used on front steps:

Ecopavers BeforeEcopavers After

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Interior photos of Sussex Avenue Bungalow, including, fireplace, bathroom, kitchen and archway into dining room remodel:

Fireplace BeforeFireplace After

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bathroom remodel before/after

Kitchen before and afterKitchen After

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fireplace BeforeFireplace After