the end the homeowner receives a better product one that is: sustainable, durable,
aesthetically appealing, and within budget.
green does not always have to translate into higher costs. The benefits of
doing it right the first time always saves money over the long term.
of the simple things we do:
VOC paints and adhesives
use of resources--minimize waste
waste material--as available
prefabricated floor joists and beams
use of solid lumber larger than 2x8
added urea-formaldehyde resins
Methods we like to use:
Framing Techniques (minimizes lumber waste, maintains complete structural integrity)
(structural insulated panels)
about other possibilities
"sustainable living" considerations:
other than fiberglass
(water collection drums)
Gardens (on site water collection)
also promote the use of on-site Water Collection and Reuse, Solar Thermal and
PV, Geo-Thermal, and long term durability materials such as stucco, cement fiber
siding, and metal roofing.