NEW BUILDINGS WILL DEFINE ENERGY DEMANDS AND CONSUMPTION LEVELS FOR THE NEXT 25, 50, OR EVEN 100 YEARS.
BASEMENTS ARE A PRIME SOURCE OF HEAT LOSS AND CAN ACCOUNT FOR AS MUCH AS 20-35% OF A HOME’S TOTAL HEAT LOSS.
AIR LEAKAGE IN OLDER HOMES REPRESENTS ABOUT 20%-30% OF A HOME’S TOTAL HEAT LOSS. THIS LOSS CAN COST A HOMEOWNER MORE THAN $1,000 EXTRA A YEAR.
Tignum helps residential clients find solutions that are practical and cost-effective, but also visually attractive and innovative. Whether your project is a basement lowering, rear addition, or a new custom design, our knowledge and expertise will make your project a success.
Residential homeowners are increasingly expecting basements to perform as livable spaces. Basements should perform to the same standards and quality of environment as the above ground structure.
Modern design trends are sometimes difficult to incorporate into older homes. Open concepts are a challenge with older homes because of the presence of load-bearing walls. Removing a load-bearing wall can be complex depending on the size of wall being removed and the state of the existing structure.
Century homes are often in major need of renovations. It's the perfect opportunity to modernize your home and add your own flair for design, while updating necessary elements to bring your home up to peak standards for efficiency, construction, and engineering.
Rear additions are often a cost-effective way to add additional bedrooms and extra living space without the hassle of moving. In this hot housing market, the old saying is true: “Buy land, they're not making anymore.” Once you have acquired land, it makes sense to develop your parcel to the full extent.