West Coast Green, October 1-3, San Francisco

Posted by on Sep 17, 2009 in Blog | No Comments

West Coast Green is coming up October 1-3 in San Francisco at the Fort Mason Center. It’s a great opportunity to see the future of green build and get familiar with the products and services that will be an integral part of our landscape in the years to come. A few of our clients have […]

Marvin Deal Construction

Posted by on Aug 24, 2009 in Blog, Uncategorized | No Comments

A home is more than just the house where we reside. It is where we are inspired, where we recharge, where we escape from the hectic demands of work, where we live, play and love. No one understands this better than Marvin Deal of Marvin Deal Construction. Marvin has a true artisan approach to fine […]

Earthship Seminar ~ Building Homes Out Of Trash

Posted by on Jul 1, 2009 in Blog, Uncategorized | No Comments

This past weekend was spent at a seminar learning how to build sustainable, off-the-grid homes at the Earthship headquarters just outside of Taos, New Mexico. The homes are not your run of the mill green homes. Architect Mike Reynolds has been building these structures for about 40 years and they are, in large part, made out […]

how can I make prefabricated building sections sound interesting?

Posted by on May 22, 2009 in Blog, Uncategorized | No Comments

eh….i probably can’t. here’s a try. a new client, kama-EEBS, develops Energy Efficient Building Systems out of light guage steel and EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE. guess which component is the exciting one. yes, the expanded poly….and this is why. 1- SUPER light. a couple of construction workers can put up an average size house in a few […]

California Adopts Green Building Code for All New Construction

Posted by on Jul 31, 2008 in Blog, Uncategorized | No Comments

“By adopting this first-in-the-nation statewide green building code, California is again leading the way to fight climate change and protect the environment,” Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger said in a statement released Thursday. More information here.