Mission and Expertise


New passive solar home

Bfreehomes Design Ltd. (BFH) provides homeowners with greater energy security and control of their future and finances.  Building a new home? Renovating an older one? Putting on an addition? We can help you take your project from design to completion. Our services include space planning, deep energy reduction strategies that aim for a 70%-90% decrease in space and water heating costs, renewable energy and mechanical system selection, green materials selection and barrier free/universal design principles.

IMG_0357Dovetailing with our in-the-field work with homeowners and contractors, is a whole lot of applied research. Working in this realm keeps us on top best practices, innovative materials and approaches, and where the residential construction industry is headed, all good things we can bring back to our clients. Our work in this area helps inform decisions about energy efficiency programs, policies around residential energy efficiency, and educational projects to promote energy literacy.

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Reclaimed Acadian post & beam w/solar addition