Going Green With a Remodel

Earth-friendly efforts include using recycled and reused materials to help the environment while also giving their home a little curb appeal.

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Jackie and Brett Jenks are looking to update their boxy and tired Colonial home. They want to add space and give the place a more welcoming look. The Jenks also want make their remodel as green as possible.

Designer Julie Weber and landscape architect Kevin Ganley came up with a plan that transformed their home from a shabby 1940s Colonial into a spacious coastal-style palace. Highlights include a roomy addition, colorful landscaping and a welcoming new porch.


  • New landscaping that includes some of the existing plants.
  • Slate roof made from recycled materials.
  • New two story addition
  • Flagstone walkway
  • Gray paint with a dark blue trim
  • New low retaining wall
  • Spacious new front porch
  • New energy efficient windows
  • Fresh paint for porch furniture

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