Copyright (c) 2015 FineHomebuilding.com en-us Fine Homebuilding - "Green-building" tag posts Fine Homebuilding - "Green-building" tag posts http://www.finehomebuilding.com/tag/green-building Thu, 28 May 2015 10:47:01 -0500 Fine Homebuilding - "Green-building" tag posts Fine Homebuilding - "Green-building" tag posts http://www.finehomebuilding.com/assets/images/cs_logo_sm.jpg http://www.finehomebuilding.com/tag/green-building <![CDATA[Outdoor entertaining]]> Tue, 05 May 2015 11:11:27 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/109403/outdoor-entertaining http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/109403/outdoor-entertaining Outdoor entertaining Posted by KenGutmaker
A Modern renovation creates an elegant courtyard for entertaining. ]]>
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<![CDATA[DIY Greenhouse Watering System]]> Fri, 17 Apr 2015 22:48:19 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/103868/diy-greenhouse-watering-system http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/103868/diy-greenhouse-watering-system DIY Greenhouse Watering System Posted by homeofsally
Greenhouses are a great way to enjoy the fruits of harvest all year long. Not only that, but they dramatically improve the conditions needed to grow plants while keeping them protected from the... ]]>
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<![CDATA[Tips and Tricks for Planning the Modern Home Office of Your Dreams]]> Thu, 16 Apr 2015 21:52:23 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/103725/tips-and-tricks-for-planning-the-modern-home-office-of-your-dreams http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/103725/tips-and-tricks-for-planning-the-modern-home-office-of-your-dreams Tips and Tricks for Planning the Modern Home Office of Your Dreams Posted by homeofsally
Whether you want to covert that spare bedroom or you're considering renovating the garden shed, having a home office can save you a ton of money and time over renting traditional office space. If you... ]]>
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<![CDATA[A Cool kitchen in a Hot market. New construction in San Francisco.]]> Tue, 14 Apr 2015 09:33:45 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/103779/a-cool-kitchen-in-a-hot-market-new-construction-in-san-francisco http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/103779/a-cool-kitchen-in-a-hot-market-new-construction-in-san-francisco A Cool kitchen in a Hot market. New construction in San Francisco. Posted by KenGutmaker
What does new construction look like in one of the countries hottest real estate markets? ]]>
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<![CDATA[Do You Reuse?]]> Thu, 09 Apr 2015 15:48:19 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/103743/do-you-reuse http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/103743/do-you-reuse Do You Reuse? Posted by Matt_Higgins
We've all heard of reduce, reuse, recycle, but when doing demolition for a remodel, the methods must be modified if there is going to be a focus on resuing materials in the future. In the article... ]]>
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<![CDATA[A special courtyard- with a specific purpose.]]> Mon, 06 Apr 2015 11:42:02 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/103711/a-special-courtyard-with-a-specific-purpose http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/103711/a-special-courtyard-with-a-specific-purpose A special courtyard- with a specific purpose. Posted by KenGutmaker
A nurturing space was created for visually impaired students and their guide dogs. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Going Green with Your Appliances]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 03:08:10 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/99687/going-green-with-your-appliances http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/99687/going-green-with-your-appliances Going Green with Your Appliances Posted by Smith009
With significant increases in both environmental awareness and fuel bills over the recent years, there's been much written about the changes we can make to our homes and habits to save money and... ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Convert a Generator to Bio Diesel]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 04:38:31 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/96614/how-to-convert-a-generator-to-bio-diesel http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/96614/how-to-convert-a-generator-to-bio-diesel How to Convert a Generator to Bio Diesel Posted by homeofsally
  If you are interested in learning how to convert a diesel generator to biodiesel, the good news is that diesel engines are already designed with the ability to accept fuels that are biodiesel... ]]>
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<![CDATA[Small Home, Big Green Features]]> Tue, 10 Mar 2015 09:37:29 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/72128/small-home-big-green-features http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/72128/small-home-big-green-features Small Home, Big Green Features Posted by CharlotteREPhotos
Small Home, Big Green Features This beautiful new home in Troutman, NC packs a punch in just 2,500 square feet. The homeowners hired custom homebuilder 4G Design Build to build a home that included... ]]>
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<![CDATA[Self-Taught MBA: Steve Mouzon on the New Business of Business]]> Wed, 04 Mar 2015 14:10:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/73539/self-taught-mba-steve-mouzon-on-the-new-business-of-business http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/73539/self-taught-mba-steve-mouzon-on-the-new-business-of-business Self-Taught MBA: Steve Mouzon on the New Business of Business Posted by FPR
I spoke with Steve Mouzon, author of The Original Green, and now, New Media for Designers and Builders to ask him, “What’s different about the new builder’s business plan from the building business as usual?” His answer will surprise you. ]]>
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<![CDATA[The Counterintuitive Cladding]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 12:28:04 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/73812/the-counterintuitive-cladding http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/73812/the-counterintuitive-cladding The Counterintuitive Cladding Posted by FPR
Like it or not, vinyl siding is an environmental option. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Lets See Those Grand Designs]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 01:04:53 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/72193/lets-see-those-grand-designs http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/72193/lets-see-those-grand-designs Lets See Those Grand Designs Posted by juliawriter
If you've got big plans for a new property, you're not alone. According to figures published, people are literally spending thousands when they first purchase a new home. But what's the most... ]]>
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<![CDATA[Open Concept]]> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 17:30:31 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/72182/open-concept http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/72182/open-concept Open Concept Posted by Lincoln_Barbour
Concrete and steel used to open up this old house. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Good Bones]]> Tue, 09 Dec 2014 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38715/good-bones http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38715/good-bones Good Bones Posted by KenGutmaker
This renovated Ranch house gets a chance to shine. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Anatomy of a Net-Zero Home]]> Tue, 02 Dec 2014 09:30:07 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38562/anatomy-of-a-net-zero-home http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38562/anatomy-of-a-net-zero-home Anatomy of a Net-Zero Home Posted by boycethompson
Here are the construction details that New Town Builders uses to build net-zero-ready homes ]]>
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<![CDATA[The Case for Using a Casement Window Design for Your Home]]> Sat, 29 Nov 2014 23:22:15 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38585/the-case-for-using-a-casement-window-design-for-your-home http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38585/the-case-for-using-a-casement-window-design-for-your-home The Case for Using a Casement Window Design for Your Home Posted by JassWilliam
When you want your window on the world to provide you with a stunning view and a breath of fresh air, perhaps you should consider changing the style of window that you currently have in your home... ]]>
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<![CDATA[CEO Charts His Company's Path to Net-Zero Homes]]> Fri, 28 Nov 2014 16:55:41 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38037/ceo-charts-his-companys-path-to-net-zero-homes http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38037/ceo-charts-his-companys-path-to-net-zero-homes CEO Charts His Company's Path to Net-Zero Homes Posted by boycethompson
Two years running Gene Myers has guided his Denver-based home building company to DOE's grand award for housing innovation. What's his secret? ]]>
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<![CDATA[Evening Jewel with City View]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 00:12:50 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38418/evening-jewel-with-city-view http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38418/evening-jewel-with-city-view Evening Jewel with City View Posted by KenGutmaker
The dramatic San Francisco view is captured by this elegant design ]]>
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<![CDATA[A study in white]]> Tue, 11 Nov 2014 01:33:05 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38330/a-study-in-white http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38330/a-study-in-white A study in white Posted by KenGutmaker
A monotone bath becomes a study in light and form. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Modern With a View]]> Thu, 06 Nov 2014 17:52:37 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38254/modern-with-a-view http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38254/modern-with-a-view Modern With a View Posted by Lincoln_Barbour
Stunning private residence with a view of the Columbia Gorge ]]>
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