Monthly Archives: February 2012

Bieber vs Intus windows

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Enough suspense on windows. It’s a Bieber!  And yes, that’s our final decision.  We’ve made a sizable cash deposit and started precise shop drawings for the windows. It had been a tortuous four, yes, four long months working with the … Continue reading

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Can We Get More, Pay Less, To Keep About The Same?

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Let me explain this rather cryptic proposition. Is it possible to tweak the design of EdgewaterHaus to simultaneously (Get More) energy performance from the building, (Pay Less) to build it, and still (Keep about the same) square footage and floor plan? We liked … Continue reading

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Finding Value in a Green Appraisal – Part III – Calculating the value of energy upgrades.

We are striving to attain the Passive House standard, LEED Platinum rating, and net zero  energy status.  If that ain’t green, then we should all throw our hands skyward in color-blind despair. A few weeks ago, we got the results … Continue reading

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