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Updated: 09/19/2012 12:51:44PM

Restoring house poses unique challenge

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PHOTO BY STEVE STEINER


Keith Hall (left) explains what it was like, cleaning and restoring the house he inherited.

PHOTO BY STEVE STEINER


David Turley, an engineer with Greenovative Design and Engineering, points out what it formerly cost to heat and cool the house.

PHOTO BY STEVE STEINER


A garage, now torn down, had blocked the view of Blue Heron Lake.

By STEVE STEINER

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Chalk up another house — this one at 455 Rowland Drive — gone green, thanks to Greenovative Design and Engineering. However, that is not the real story. The real story is what the house was like before Keith Hall hired Larry Madrid and Greenovative.

Hall had inherited the one-story block house after his uncle died and it was not necessarily a blessing, Hall said. The problem was, his uncle was a hoarder, and when Hall and Madrid explored the house, it was virtually impossible to navigate.

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