Renovation of Historical Building Creates Unique Challenges

gd-energy-alliance-group-logoHow do you renovate a historical building with a stipulation that the before and after pictures look the same?

A 1920’s era apartment complex is the latest energy renovation project The Energy Alliance Group (EAG) of Michigan is in charge of developing. Because of the building’s historical value, unique challenges had to be addressed during the planning stage before the renovation project could even move forward.

According to EAG’s Project Development Manager, Steve Payer, the building – constructed in 1929 – has a roof that leaks, an inefficient heating system, outdated lighting and windows that are all original! More