Design Overview
The Briners wished to remain in their home, but better utilize the existing spaces within the home. They also wished to extend their “entertainment areas” and incorporate backyard landscaping into the overall scheme. It was also their desire to incorporate “green/sustainable rehab” methodologies into the project.

Sustainable Features
The existing south-facing screened porch was converted into a passive solar sunroom - complete with a gas fireplace. The sunroom contributes to the added benefit of a direct gain passive solar sunspace - through it’s insulated slab/thermal mass contributions. The large tree shades in summer. Venting, operable skylights assist in cooling in the warmer months.