Copyright (c) 2014 en-us Fine Homebuilding - "Green-building" tag posts Fine Homebuilding - "Green-building" tag posts Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:06:42 -0500 Fine Homebuilding - "Green-building" tag posts Fine Homebuilding - "Green-building" tag posts <![CDATA[Modern Addition]]> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:04:23 -0500 Modern Addition Posted by Lincoln_Barbour
Waiting for the right light to capture this beautiful modern addition to a classic Boise Craftsman ]]>
<![CDATA[Harpoon House]]> Thu, 25 Sep 2014 14:13:31 -0500 Harpoon House Posted by Lincoln_Barbour
A small house with just enough space ]]>
<![CDATA[A garden for the morning and one in the afternoon.]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:48:02 -0500 A garden for the morning and one in the afternoon. Posted by KenGutmaker
The layout of this home brings the best elements of the outdoors inside. And creates a cozy retreat. A creative floor-plan makes for amazing spaces ]]>
<![CDATA[A mod bath- with clean lines and shapes]]> Tue, 09 Sep 2014 10:03:56 -0500 A mod bath- with clean lines and shapes Posted by KenGutmaker
A modern guest bath with a sleek sink and playful lines create a relaxing and playful space. ]]>
<![CDATA[Tight Spaces]]> Thu, 04 Sep 2014 06:00:00 -0500 Tight Spaces Posted by Lincoln_Barbour
Where there's a will there's a way ]]>
<![CDATA[Abundant Light and Casual Design]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 07:45:00 -0500 Abundant Light and Casual Design Posted by KenGutmaker
Using a wall of windows an architect brings in light and makes a natural gathering place. ]]>
<![CDATA[Bringing the Outside In]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:20:41 -0500 Bringing the Outside In Posted by KenGutmaker
A Seattle Architect re-imagines the relationship between a home and its surroundings. ]]>
<![CDATA[Historic Factory converted into Live Work Lofts In Oakland Ca.]]> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:00:00 -0500 Historic Factory converted into Live Work Lofts In Oakland Ca. Posted by KenGutmaker
Using the bones of a 1940s factory, an architect creates beautiful light filled living spaces in an industrial section of Oakland Ca. ]]>
<![CDATA[Thin is In]]> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 08:58:02 -0500 Thin is In Posted by Lincoln_Barbour
This light filled in fill house gives new meaning to the phrase small spaces ]]>
<![CDATA[Solar In the City]]> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 11:24:21 -0500 Solar In the City Posted by KenGutmaker
A renovated Victorian becomes a self sustaining Zero energy home. ]]>
<![CDATA[Bragg Hill Residence]]> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 10:19:33 -0500 Bragg Hill Residence Posted by IntegrityRemodel
Beginning with a goal of creating direct connection to the site, Bragg Hill was designed to celebrate the landscape, while seamlessly incorporating sustainability. ]]>
<![CDATA[How Quiet is a Mitsubishi VRF AC Compressor? ]]> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 11:59:30 -0500 How Quiet is a Mitsubishi VRF AC Compressor?  Posted by Matt Risinger
Has a noisy AC Compressor outside a bedroom window ever bothered you? Mitsubishi claims to make the quietest AC Compressor on the market. Let's test and see if their claim is true! ]]>
<![CDATA[Self-Taught MBA: An App to Eliminate Callbacks]]> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 07:45:06 -0500 Self-Taught MBA: An App to Eliminate Callbacks Posted by FPR
By putting installation information at your fingertips, the new app by Construction Instruction helps you get the job done right the first time. ]]>
<![CDATA[Dragonfly Teahouse]]> Tue, 27 May 2014 16:33:10 -0500 Dragonfly Teahouse Posted by ShaneJimerfield
I built the Dragonfly Teahouse to last for generations and constructed it with a conservation ethic. Inspired by traditional post and beam framing, using mortise and tenon joinery, the Dragonfly... ]]>
<![CDATA[Privacy Screen Made of Recycled Doors]]> Fri, 23 May 2014 14:57:50 -0500 Privacy Screen Made of Recycled Doors Posted by user-310674
privacy screen, trellis and planters incorporating salvaged doors ]]>
<![CDATA[Playhouse Made with Recycled Materials]]> Fri, 23 May 2014 14:52:38 -0500 Playhouse Made with Recycled Materials Posted by user-310674
play house built entirely from found, salvaged and reclaimed materials ]]>
<![CDATA[Joe Lstiburek's "Perfect Wall" explained - The 500 Year House]]> Wed, 21 May 2014 21:34:39 -0500 Joe Lstiburek's Posted by Matt Risinger
I'm a huge fan of Building Science teacher Joe Lstiburek and I'm finally building my first house with his "Perfect Wall" concept. Join me as I explain this theory for extreme durability and efficiency (and show off a house I'm building in Austin). ]]>
<![CDATA[Cheap Housewrap Challenge - Should I pay for a premium product? ]]> Fri, 09 May 2014 14:40:48 -0500 Cheap Housewrap Challenge - Should I pay for a premium product?  Posted by Matt Risinger
We've all been in this situation... two identical looking products on the shelf, but different prices. Which should I choose? Well, when it comes to housewraps not all are alike, nor will they perform the same. Have a look at this test that will give you an idea how these two white rolls will perform on YOUR house. ]]>
<![CDATA[Ten Great Home Improvement Resources]]> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 10:38:13 -0500 Ten Great Home Improvement Resources Posted by ChuckB
Sources for home improvement materials and information ]]>
<![CDATA[The 4 Major Window Frame Types - Southern US recommendations ]]> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 13:13:02 -0500 The 4 Major Window Frame Types - Southern US recommendations Posted by Matt Risinger
The 4 major window frame materials are Vinyl, Fiberglass/Composite, Aluminum, & Wood. In this video we will discuss the pros/cons of each type along with my recommendations for the Hot/Humid Southern US. ]]>