Hudson Valley Sustainable Design - Deep Energy Retrofit
Thorough renovation / transformation of a 1920s cottage in New Paltz into a Craftsman beauty
Closed cell spray foam insulation under new slab and in walls and rafters
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BOLDER Architecture - Hudson Valley Sustainable Design - Deep Energy Retrofit
BOLDER Architecture,

Located in the beautiful Town of New Paltz and providing architectural services to the local communities,
Cities, Villages, Towns and Hamlets of Gardiner, Rosendale, Stone Ridge, Accord, Kerhonkson, Krumville, Olivebridge, West Shokan, Shokan,
Hurley, Sawkill, Kingston, Zena, Woodstock, Shady, Mt. Tremper, Phoenicia, Shandaken, Big Indian, Saugerties, Palenville, Tannersville, Hunter, Windham,
Leeds, Athens, Coxsackie, Kinderhook, Chatham, Canaan, Spencertown, Ghent, Greenport, Hudson, Taghkanic, Tivoli, Ancram, Red Hook, Rhinebeck,
Rhinecliff, Staatsburg, Millbrook, Hyde Park, Poughkeepsie, Wappingers Falls, Beacon, Newburgh, Washingtonville, Monroe, Greenwood Lake, Middletown,
Port Jervis, Monticello, Liberty, Ellenville, Napanoch, Wawarsing, Cragsmoor, Montgomery, Walden, Marlboro, Milton, Modena, Clintondale, Highland,
Plattekill, Ardonia, Wallkill, Pine Bush, Lloyd, Esopus, Marbletown, and Shawangunk in the mountains and farmland, forest and field, cliffs and rivers of
Ulster County, Dutchess County, Orange County, Green County, Columbia County, Sullivan County, Rockland County, Putnam County, Westchester County
in the spectacular Hudson Valley, Shawangunk Ridge, Catskill and Adirondack Mountains of New York State.
Green renovation & addition to an 1850 house on the old Delaware & Hudson Canal in Rosendale, Ulster County
The existing house has double framed walls to reduce thermal bridging and allow for extra insulation
Radiant heat is installed throughout with energy efficient HVAC systems
Salvaged framing was reused as new posts and in the main stair railing
Mahogany decking scraps used for front porch railing - Over 20 tons of bluestone installed on site
- New York House magazine Green Building Competition 2008 Honorable Mention -
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Reconstruction of a commercial building on Route 44/55 in Marlborough / Highland
ICF frost wall, spray foam insulation in walls and rafters, radiant heat, heat recovery ventilator
Extremely efficient to heat and cool
Super energy efficient home with ICF walls and spray foam insulation
Town of Lloyd, Ulster County - by Premier Contracting
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Going for Zero in Solar Today, June 2012
an article by the owner on their Deep Energy Retrofit in Gardiner
& A Retrofit for the Future in Fine Homebuilding, May 2014
"We were looking for an architect who had knowledge of super-insulated, energy-efficient, net-zero energy house design.
We not only found Dave to be very knowledgeable in this area, but he also was a pleasure to work with in the whole
design process.  Specifically, we needed an addition that would accommodate a rooftop solar array, at the proper angle,
and tie in to the existing house seamlessly.  Dave's design was better than we envisioned: beautiful,
functional, super energy-efficient... not just for the addition, but for the whole re-designed house.
We highly recommend Dave, and would gladly hire him again."- Bob and Wendy

- Aesthetic & Sustainable Transformation -
Deep Energy Reftrofit of a 1960s ranch
into a super-insulated, near-zero energy home in the Town of Gardiner, Ulster County
Transformative Deep Energy Retrofit
Swartekill and Old Post Roads, Esopus, NY
BeforeSpray foamSpray foamAfterAfter
Deep energy retrofit and renovation of a cottage in Stone Ridge
4" rigid insulation outside wall framing &
spray foam insulation between & below rafters to greatly reduce thermal bridging
BeforeBeforeAfterSpray foam insulation in attic
Deep Energy Retrofit of abandoned / never completed house
Town of Gardiner, Ulster County
Built by Greenhill Contracting - LEED pending
ICF home - by Atlas Construction Services
Town of Woodstock, Ulster County
ICF home
Town of New Paltz, Ulster County
ICF home - Owner Built & Lunati Builders
Town of Olive, Ulster County
Deep Energy Retrofit of existing house
Town of New Paltz, Ulster County
Built by Integral Building and Design - LEED pending
Deep Energy Retrofits of existing houses
Town of New Paltz, Ulster County
Built by Affordable Housing Concepts