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

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

Historic Restoration
Kaiser House Hotel

Kaiser ThumbLoken Builders remodeled this 1880s historic brick hotel in the heart of downtown Philipsburg Montana.  Bringing the building back to its former glory, Loken Builders repainted outside brick walls, added metal balconies, domed awning, and a new membrane roof.  Interior work included adding new light fixtures, new energy efficient heating system, re-glazed thermal windows, newly insulated sheetrock walls, and refurbished exposed interior brick walls.

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Orvilla Building

austin ThumbLocated in old downtown Missoula, the Ovilla Building was completely remodeled while retaining its historic character.  Loken Builders salvaged 85% of the lumber in the interior of the building and re-milled it into furniture.  Loken Builders won a Montana historical preservation award for this remodel (one of three similar awards won by Loken Builders over the past twenty years).

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Austin Apartments

austin ThumbOriginally built in the 1920s, this rundown multifamily housing complex was formerly a neighborhood general store. Loken Builders restored the original character of the building, and added many new green building features, including well insulated entry and storm doors, energy efficient windows and superinsulated walls, Other green building features include a photovoltaic electric and solar hot water systems and a rooftop rainwater collection system used for irrigating the surrounding landscape.  Ecological landscaping elements include boulevard reclamation tree planting, the introduction of hundreds of xeric plants and permeable parking pavement

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