Energy Efficiency

Siting A New Home

By |2021-12-20T20:15:47+00:00September 15th, 2022|Buying A Home, Energy Efficiency, New Home Designs|

Home siting is the process of determining how to place the house on a building lot for maximum liveability. Siting is influenced mostly by the building footprint compared to available land. In the countryside, natural features such as rocks, hills, and water can limit the number of sites. In the city, most people will build

Aftermarket Solar Installations

By |2021-12-20T20:14:25+00:00September 1st, 2022|Energy Efficiency, New Home Designs|

A solar power installation is only as good as its design so it's important to work with a reputable company that has engineers on staff. A viability study is required to choose the right equipment for the needs of the property and available light. When doing an analysis, a solar engineer will look at typical

Regular Home Inspections

By |2021-12-20T19:58:56+00:00April 2nd, 2022|Energy Efficiency, Home Maintenance, Home Staging|

Many people don't realize how important it is to inspect their house on a regular basis. You may be able to do a complete inspection on your own, but if not, consider hiring a home inspector. Inspectors are trained professionals, sometimes with years of experience in the construction industry, and will know where to look

Working With Natural Light

By |2021-12-20T19:51:54+00:00February 1st, 2022|Energy Efficiency, Interior Design & Decor, Naturalistic Living|

In ancient times, light was the primary consideration of the architect and builder. The sun and it's position during the day prioritized the siting of the dwelling and it's openings. The more light, the more benefit to the occupant. Today, we understand that light is critical for good health and a humanistic living environment. Architecture

Buy New Or Resale

By |2021-12-20T19:50:03+00:00January 15th, 2022|Buying A Home, Energy Efficiency|

Buying a home can be an exercise in priorities and value. Homebuyers are inundated with different comparable properties, each having it's own value proposition. One predominant factor that more people are looking at is return on investment and total cost of ownership over a period of five to ten years. There are a number of

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