Coldstream Envirohome

Categories: Special Projects,

This 2,900 sq. ft. home is located at the north end of B.C.’s Okanagan Valley. Designed in the Craftsman style, the home makes extensive use of high-quality salvaged wood from a demolished 50 year old schoolhouse. Flooring. Headers, beams, ceiling joists and stairs were made from this recycled old-growth lumber.

Features of this EnviroHome:

  • Advanced wall framing techniques to reduce wood use
  • Engineered joist and main support beams
  • Finger-jointed wall studs
  • Extensive use of salvaged, re-milled old-growth lumber
  • Hardwood and ceramic flooring
  • High-efficiency air filtering system
  • Locally milled trim, window casings and crown molding

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