Retrofitting for the Future 
 

Firm

Steele Kellogg AIA 
Chris Kellogg, Design Architect  
2018

At least as important as building the new sustainably, wherever possible, we must bring existing housing stock up to a sustainable standard, a standard respectful of resources, of what already exists.

 

In that spirit, this late 1950s split level is now a passive house (PHIUS), meaning it generates as much energy it uses. A small addition in the back will also allow the owners to live on one level if and when the need arises.  

 

See the before and after photo on the right.