01 Aug '15, 3am

Old Dairy Barn Converted Into an Eco Home Filled With Rustic Charm.

The renovation works to ensure a comfortable indoor climate by integrating green building practices while preserving the character of the barn. A second roof and an additional layer of insulation were added above the barn’s original roof so that the barn’s wooden structure could still be admired from the inside. French doors leading to the deck feature modern insulated glass, although many windows throughout the home were left with single-pane, divided-light, leaded glass. Finally, an upstairs nook is kept cozy with a wood stove that has the ability to warm the entire upper level.

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