News : Portsmouth home a Green Alliance stronghold

Oct 3, 2011

From Foster's Daily Democrat

By Jim Cavan

PORTSMOUTH — Being Green Alliance members, Chris & Alison Pyott knew they wanted to incorporate as many local and sustainable features as possible when they began renovating their mid-19th century carriage house earlier this year.

The Pyotts chose the Middle Street abode in 1998 for its unique space, compact size, affordability and location. But after nearly 13 years, even the most beloved home will tend to present its fair share of overhaul demands.

Five rounds of architectural drawings and one near addition ground-breaking later, the couple finally decided that more space wasn’t nearly as important as the right space, and the freedom it provided....

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