News : Little Green Homes Increasingly Popular

Nov 14, 2014

Published in Business NH Magazine

By Michael McCord

A recent trend in sustainable housing is also one of the most obvious – building smaller from the beginning.

A case in point is a recently completed home on Kittery Point designed and built by Greenland-based Little Green Homes. “The family had a home in Portsmouth but they wanted to downsize quite a bit,” said Jeff Stacy, business partner at Little Green Homes.

Late in 2013, the Portsmouth couple approached Stacy and fellow business partner Chris Redmond with their vision and goals for their new home for the two-adult, one-child family. The result is a comfortable two-story, two-bedroom home totaling 1,150 square feet built with as much recycled and reused material as possible – which included parts from an old barn.

The new structure has a cupola, sliding glass door for a wide natural view, and a durable metal roof. It also maximizes space utility and leverages insulation to create a comfortable, energy efficient home.

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