Renovation of 107 McCall Street, Greenville, SC – Green Features

Renovation of 107 McCall Street, Greenville, SC – Green Features

  The renovation of 107 McCall is coming to a close and it is looking stunning!  Beyond the curb appeal and modern finishes, the builder, Gray Development, carefully chose specific materials to make this a very green and energy efficient home. Let’s start with the cellulose insulation used in this house made from recycled newspaper by Carolina Precision Fibers.  Their Green Shield insulation product is made from post consumer recycled paper fibers and offers many benefits. Completely fills the cavity Insulation surrounds cavity inserts like electrical boxes, outlets and plumbing Reduces air infiltration Eliminates drafts Reduces energy consumption Lowers cost to heat and cool Improves indoor air quality Reduces nuisance noise Improves Comfort Green / sustainable insulation choice Watch the actual installation: Cellulose Insulation Made from Newspaper in 107 McCall Street, Greenville, SC Vertical Cellulose Insulation Cellulose Insulation Insulation Made From Post Consumer Newspaper Energy Efficiency encompasses much more than just your power bills. Done right, sealing air leaks and upgrading your insulation are both measures that have a high ROI, will reduce your carbon footprint, and indeed will reduce your energy bills. But they will also reduce drafts, make your home warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer, and potentially increase the health and longevity of your house. Learn more about cellulose insulation and how it’s made in this cool video:   FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) framing lumber was used as much as possible throughout the house. FSC Lumber used throughout Upstairs bedrooms Second floor framing FSC has very specific criteria for what constitutes responsible forest management, placing a big emphasis on environmental health.  What is responsible forest management?   It...
107 McCall Street – Follow the Progress on This Restoration in Greenville’s West End

107 McCall Street – Follow the Progress on This Restoration in Greenville’s West End

  Downtown Greenville is a hot real estate market because of it’s walkability, charm, restaurants, shops and natural beauty.  There are cranes up everywhere building high rise, multi family residences and urban dwellings throughout downtown Greenville.     But what if you want your own single family home?  Fully restored historic homes can be hard to come by.  If you get lucky you will stumble upon a rare opportunity like this gem at 107 McCall Street currently undergoing a complete, modern renovation while keeping the home’s historic, craftsman charm.  Follow along as we document the transformation of this downtown beauty by Gray Development and Construction, as it’s brought back to life in the 21st Century.  Completion late 2016! Follow the restoration process with weekly blog posts and sign up to get them delivered to your inbox.  Be the first to get the information on this rare listing as it comes to market!     Here’s a sneak peak of some renovation pictures and details! 107 McCall Street HardiPlank Lap Siding Lots of natural light with 10 ft. ceilings Staircase with built in bookcase and large picture window to let in natural light View of Paris Mountain from second floor bedroom Argon filled Low E windows FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) framing lumber used throughout 107 McCall 10 ft. ceilings with recessed lighting on first floor Staircase to second floor Craftsman front door First floor Master Suite Two bedrooms on second floor with built in window seat and bookshelves Follow the progress of this project at 107 McCall Street, Greenville, SC and please email us or call us with questions! Wendy Lynam, 864-517-4617 wendy@livgreenville.com Marie Kernell, 864-423-1868, marie@livgreenville.com...