Green Renovation: 1840 Farmhouse Gets Energy-Efficient, Green Makeover

The home was “not in good shape” when Brian Halprin of Bloomfield, Michigan-based Green Building Services pllc (GBS) came to discuss the renovation with its current owner, James Lowe. Over the generations, the farmhouse had been home to five different owners—including one who fought in the Civil War—but it was close to losing its own battle against time and the elements.