Appropriate Designsa connecticut residential green design and build firm
Design and construction management by Appropriate Designs Super insulated (R70 roof, R30 walls R38 floor and R5 windows) Connecticut 2nd story artist's studio addition built over existing 2 bay garage. C-TEC Solar PV panels with micro-inverters on west roof, Hunter...
Finishing touches on year-long Appropriate Designs renovation of mixed-use residential/business 150-year-old 31-45 Church St, Willimantic. Rental inquiries should be directed to Pam Devivo 860 617 1838.
Sided and sheathed exterior insulation at gable end from foundation to shop fabricated gable vent. Dense pack cellulose fills the stud cavities on the interior side for a total wall R 45 insulation value. 20" of loose pack cellulose above 2nd floor ceiling joists...
Structural Insulated Panels – Connecticut
Structural Insulated Panels (SIPS) being lowered into place. A great way to build.
Beautiful example of vernacular architecture. Found in Parrhasian Heritage Park in Greece.
Universal Design: Process, Principles, and Applications How to apply universal design to any product or environment by Sheryl Burgstahler, Ph.D. Designing any product or environment involves the consideration of many factors, including aesthetics, engineering options,...
Collaborative Design Outreach
Hello everyone. Decided to expand my net to reach clients that wish to work in partnership with Appropriate Designs to joyfully design and construct beautiful green residences or renovate ones in need of attention. Consistent client involvement, collaboration with...