When you have a full team, including a designer, each person focuses on their strengths and areas of expertise. With more engagement, more personalized service and more personalized results, you will be happier with your choices and your house will feel more like your home.
Different styles of solar tiles are available such as Tuscan glass tile, Slate glass tile, Textured glass tile, and Smooth glass tile.
LEED certification of a home brings many benefits to owners for equal or lower cost than regular construction.
While the payback period for the above products is short and the improvements relatively low-cost, outfitting your new home, or retrofitting your old home, will see paybacks for most sustainable options between under one year to as long as ten years.
I received this article from a local builder, Cullum Homes, and just really appreciated the sensible ideas and approach they take, so I thought I would share it with you. I hope you will let me know what you think. Sensible Green Sustainable construction is nothing mysterious. Its most important aspects are some of the […]
The air quality inside your home is one of the most important yet overlooked areas of green interior design. The range of remedies can range from rather expensive options like replacing carpeting or serious HVAC systems for moving air, to one of the least costly and also aesthetically pleasing – adding live plants to every […]
Here’s a great true-life story of how it is possible to design a great green build home easily and within your budget. This is reprinted from Green Building Advisor and chronicles the complete gut rehab green design of a row house in Washington DC by the owner utilizing an experienced green builder and the LEED […]
A green interior design material, finish or fixture must first be a good product. Here’s what to look for even before considering a product’s green claims. Selecting the right eco-friendly materials is one of the most important challenges you will face in building your green home. Real progress has been made by manufacturers in developing green […]
Several of the luxury sports car manufacturers have just recently announced plans to develop or introduce hybrids soon, including Porsche, Lotus, and Ferrari. Personally, I am thrilled! For far too long the car enthusiast had to choose between performance and fuel economy. While the typical Ferrari owner isn’t concerned with the price of a gallon […]
REPLACEMENT WINDOWS Last year I replaced all the windows in my house with that expensive double-pane energy efficient kind, and today, I got a call from the contractor who installed them. He was complaining that the work had been completed a whole year ago and I still hadn’t paid for them. Hellloooo,………..So, I told him […]