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      REVIVING CHERMAYEFF'S PATIO HOUSE: A DEEP ENERGY RETROFIT AND RENOVATION OF AN ICONIC MID-CENTURY MODERN HOME

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          INTRODUCTION

          Buildings in the mid-twentieth century were conceived within a bubble of expectation of boundless energy, a situation that was short-lived, and a mindset set that is hard to comprehend these days. Nowadays, it is easy to understand that the thermally flimsy products of this era require some dramatic invention—what we often call a “deep energy retrofit” (DER)—and there is an emerging set of standard responses to such envelope enhancement. But some of these buildings have high architectural significance, and deserve a more design-oriented solution than simply wrapping them in an insulative swaddle. This is the story of one such building.

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          Journal
          jgrb
          Journal of Green Building
          College Publishing
          1552-6100
          1943-4618
          1943-4618
          Fall 2013
          : 8
          : 4
          : 67-80
          Author notes

          1FAIA, Coldham & Hartman Architects, bruce@ 123456coldhamandhartman.com .

          Article
          jgb.8.4.67
          10.3992/jgb.8.4.67
          ©2013 by College Publishing. All rights reserved.

          Volumes 1-10 of JOGB are open access and do not require permission for use, though proper citation should be given. To view the licenses, visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/

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          Pages: 14
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          INDUSTRY CORNER

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