Anatomy of a Gut Remodel

May/June 2013
A version of this article appears in the May/June 2013 issue of Home Energy Magazine.
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May 01, 2013
This is the story of a seemingly simple structural fix that turned into a three-year, award-winning LEED for Homes gut remodel. It took three years because my wife graciously agreed to let me use this project as my personal building science experiment, plus I only worked on it part time. Since I’m a LEED for Homes Green Rater, we also decided to fold in a LEED for Homes certification. This is our sad story, with special emphasis on lessons learned.

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