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Colin Healy

Colin Healy is principal of Colin Healy Design, a residential design firm serving Southern Connecticut specializing in home transformations for aging in place and Net Zero Energy Homes. He brings over 25 years experience to the design of additions and remodeling and provides support and guidance through construction. He reinvents homes to better support the evolving needs and dreams of their owners.

Hidden Benefits of Including Energy Conservation in Home Renovation Design

My first architecture adventures were in designing and building Solar Greenhouses and Passive Solar Homes. Three decades later, my enthusiasm for eco-friendly design continues. Now, I’m also designing renovations for “aging in place”. At this time in my clients’ lives, they’re thinking ahead to a living on a fixed income. There is a wide spectrum of energy saving moves which can add up to substantial savings. They’re interested in how to save money on energy and live comfortably. Both can be achieved!

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