Renovate for Family Gatherings!

The aim in this renovation was to create an energy efficient home where family gatherings could occur. The existing garage was transformed to a living space. A two story addition made room for a new garage and exercise room, as well as a bedroom and bath, with a sun-room. A local architect, and engineers, were able to work with Synergy to develop the plans for the project. The challenge was draining, which needed drastic improvement an ... Read full post »

Exciting New Project! A curved wall…

Synergy Building is very excited by the new challenge we’ve undertaken.  We cleared a lot and staked out a curved house last month! We’re now at the stage of roof framing.  Both the south and north walls curve to the bend in the creek below.  Staking the house and putting points in the footing were done by the surveyors.  The curve is significant. Yea technology!  It made things so much easier to compute the foundation plan in ... Read full post »

Community Home Trust in Orange County

Synergy Building is pleased to be finishing their  third and fourth homes for The Community Home Trust (CHT)–previously known as Orange Community Housing Land Trust (OCHLT.)  CHT is a private, nonprofit developer and steward of affordable housing in Orange County. Teaming with Synergy, CHT has built  four new “Green” homes in the last two years.  These homes, located in Carrboro meet Energy Star standards and System Vision re ... Read full post »