solar energy Five Solar Energy Home Trends to Watch
(6/19/2017) Despite what skeptics may say, solar energy is a very good thing—for efficient home designs, for the environment, and for your checkbook. It’s one of the only self-sustaining processes for creating and storing energy, rather than buying it. Let’s take...
install a green roof How to Install a Green Roof
(5/22/2017) The “green roof” movement is one of the more interesting contemporary building movements of our times. There are lots of famous examples, from the fascinating vertical green wall at the Musée du quai Branly in Paris to the Living Green...
roofing Roofing 101: Learn the Forms, Structures, Materials, Types, and Functions of Roofs
(4/10/2017) When it comes to building or re-building a home, it’s easy to fall into the pitfall of underestimating the roof. It’s the part that goes on top, right? In fact, a roof is a relatively complicated structure of a home...