galveston historical foundation green revival

galveston historical foundation

galveston historical foundation





G2LD was honored to have been chosen to consult on the Galveston Historical Foundation's Green Revival House. The Green Revival is a joint project of Galveston Historical Foundation and the National Trust for Historic Preservation. The project took a 1000 sq. ft. historical shotgun house, which had been knocked off its foundation by the storm surge in Hurricane Ike, and rehabilitate it into a state-of-the-art (yet historically sensitive) LEED Platinum residence. The house was to be equipped with state-of-the art, energy efficient LED lighting and controls, along with solar panels and a bird-friendly wind turbine in the back yard to generate power. Rainwater is harvested for irrigating the carefully thought out landscaping, and permeable paving reduces storm water runoff.

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