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Oregon City, County, and State web sites CITY

COUNTY

STATE

Engineers

Civil Engineering
Mark A. Miller, P.E.
Tel: (541) 281-2128
E-mail: mmiller.pe@charter.net
Web: www.mma-eng.com

Soil |Geotechnical |Geothermal Design

Applied Geotechnical Engineering & Geologic Consulting
Robin L. Warren, P.E. RG. GE
Tel: (541) 226-6658
Fax: (541) 956-8762 E-mail: robin.warren@AGEGC.com
Web: www.agegc.com

Geothermal Design Electrical Brown Mechanical Engineering (Geothermal Design)
Brian Brown, P.E.
Tel: 541-783-3347
Address: P.O. Box 563 Fort Klamath, Oregon 97626
E-mail:brian@bbrownengr.com

Mechanical Capstone Engineering, LLC
Fred Belz, P.E.
Tel: (541) 884-8065
Fax: (541) 884-8065
Address: 5407 Lawanda Dr. Klamath Falls OR. 97601
Email: fbelz@charter.net
Web: nerdshost.us/capstone

Electrical Orpac Engineering (Electrical)
Stephen Hills, Jr., P.E.
Tel: (541) 842-4191
Address: 201 West Barnett. Medford, OR 97501
E-mail: shills@orpacengineering.com

Energy Green Homes/ Buildings Consultants, Designers and Contractors.

Straw Bale Construction

AC Morrison Construction, LLC
Mr. Andrew Morrison
Tel: (541) 899-5266
Fax: (541) 899-5697
Address: 7803 Sterling Creek Road. Jacksonville, OR. 97530
E-mail: andrew@strawbale.com
Web: www.Strawbale.com

Green Home Designers
www.OrganicFormsDesign.com

Bamboo Homes and Buildings

Bamboo Technologies
David Sands, AIA
Tel: (808) 572-1007
Fax: (808) 573-4855
Address: PO Box 1238 Haiku, HI. 96708
E-mail: davidsands@bambootechnologies.com
Web: www.bambootechnologies.com
Web: www.bambooliving.com

Bamboo Resources
http://www.bambootechnologies.com/resorts.htm
www.koolbamboo.com
www.bamboo-flooring.com
www.bambooliving.com
www.bambooclothes.com

Insulated Concrete Forms, ICF
ICF Pro Mr. Mike Morrison
Tel: (541) 261-3606
Fax: (541)-830-0900
Address: P.O. box 2868 White City, OR 97503
E-mail: builders@icfpro.com
Web: www.icfpro.com
Authorized Distributor for Nudura Corporation icf
www.nudura.com
1-866.468.6299

Rammed Earth Construction

Rammed Earth Works
Mr. David Easton
Tel: (707) 258-1878
Fax: (707) 225-1364
Address: 4024 Hagen Road. Napa, CA. 94558
Email: easton@rammedearthworks.com
Web: www.rammedearthworks.com

Solar System Sales, Design, and Licensed Installer

Eco Solar Inc.
Eric R. Andrews
Tel: (541) 273-3200
Fax: (541) 882-4309 Address: 515 South 6th Street Klamath Falls. OR 97601
Email: info@EcoSolarNow.com
Web: www.ecosolarnow.com
At Eco Solar and Electric, we are in business to inform and empower our customers to take control of their energy use. We focus on high caliber customer service and workmanship. We use only new, brand name products and parts. We are committed to serving Southern Oregon’s solar and electric needs now and in the future. We specialize in solar power as an alternative energy, as well as being a full service electrical contractor doing new construction, electrical retrofits, and commercial lighting upgrades.

Modular Homes, Designer, Builders, and Contractors

Stratford Building Corporation
Mr. Jay Davis
Tel: (208) 687-2707
Toll Free: 800-617-7778
Fax: (208) 687-1553
Address: P.O. Box 1075. Rathdrum, ID 83858
E-mail: jdavis@stratfordbuild.com
Web: www.stratfordbuild.com

Wardcraft Homes, Inc
John E. Hart, Project Manager
Address: 361 71st Ave-West lower suite Greeley, Colorado 80634
Cell: (915)472-1029
Office: (785)632-5664, option 2, ext 401
E-mail: jhart@wardcraft.com

Contractors

Isbell Construction Inc.
Mr. Steve Isbell
Tel: (530) 587-0230
Fax: (530) 587-0241
Address: 11090 Trails End Road. Truckee, CA. 96161
E-mail: jaylebel@sbcglobal.net
Web: www.jandscustom.com

ACS Construction, Inc. – Log Home Builders & Contractors
Mr. Craig Stewart
Tel: (913) 302-8531
Address: 9218 Metcalf Ave. #184, Overland Park, KS 66212
Web: www.acslogs.com/

Log Homes, Designers and Contractors

Creative Building System
Ron Snow
Tel: (541)-779-1664
Fax: (541) 779-7993
E-mail: rondraws@charter.net

Suppliers:

Homestead Log Homes
Mr. Ron Osborne
Tel: (541) 826-6888
Fax: (541) 826-1797
Address: 6301 Crater Lake Hwy. Medford OR. 97502
Email: ron@homesteadloghomes.com
Web: www.homesteadloghomes.com

Traditional Home Designers Home Designers

Creative Touch Home Design
Tel: (541) 850-6300
Fax: (541)-850-6233
E-mail: info@structure1.com
Address: 250 Main Street, Suite E Klamath Falls, Oregon 97601

Licensed Architects

Heiland Hoff Architecture
Heiland Hoff, AIA
Cell: (541) 944-9639
Fax: (541) 535-3588 Address: 1797 Anderson Creek Road. Talent OR. 97540
Email: heiland@heilandhoffarchitecture.com
Web: www.HeilandHoffarchitecture.com

Remodeling Contractors

William Pelton Construction
William Pelton
Tel: (541) 882-2136
Cell (541) 331-4300
E-mail: William.t.pelton@gmail.com
Address: 2988 Hope Street Klamath Falls, OR 97601

Joe Zimmerman
Tel: (541) 892-2300

Rick Medina
A to Z Home Repair
Tel: (541) 850-4095
Cell: (541) 891-8568
E-mail: jiggigames@msn.com
Address: 3630 Bisbee Klamath Falls, OR 97603

Foundation Strengthen /Repair

William Pelton Construction
Tel: (541) 331-4300.

Don Decamp of Southern Oregon Foundation & Understructure Repair.
Tel: (541) 660-9142

Joe Zimmermann
Tel: (541) 892-2300

Millett Construction
Frank Millet
Tel: (541) 779-5029.

Residential Contractors

Nash Craft LLC.
Brian Nash
Tel: 541-891-0639
Fax: 541-273-0180
Address: 1605 Kane Klamath Falls, OR 97603
E-mail: nashcraft@live.com

Keith Anderson Construction, LLC
Keith Anderson
Tel: (541) 892-0808
Address: 9809 Matney Way Klamath Falls, OR 97603
Web: www.manufacturedhomesklamathfalls.com/

Del Ellis Construction
Tel: (541) 273-1203
Cell: (541) 891-8565
E-mail: ellisandel@aol.com
Address: 4220 Shasta Way Klamath Falls, OR 97603

Picard Mike Building
Tel: (541) 882-9636
Fax: (541) 882-3209
E-mail: fittohunt@cot.net
Address: 5450 Altamont Dr. Klamath Falls, OR 97603

Commercial Design Built Contractors

Batzer, Inc.
Russ Batzer
Tel: 541-773-7553
Fax: 541-779-5359
Address: 190 N. Ross Lane – Medford, OR 97501
Email: russ@batzerinc.com
Web: www.batzerinc.com

Post Tension Concrete Slab and Heated Concrete Slab

PolySteel Alternative Building Systems, Inc.
Mr. Darrin Thornton
Tel: 541-944-3626
Address: 6084 Crater Lake Ave Ste C- Central Point, OR 97502
Email: epsform@polysteel.org
Web: www.polysteel.org

Treehouse Treesort Treehouse
Treesort, a true Bed & Breakfast in the trees!
Tel: (541)-592-2208
Address: 300 Page Creek Rd. Cave Junction, Oregon, 97523
Email: office@treehouses.com
Web: www.treehouses.com

Additional Resources and References

Aluminum

  • Aluminum Structures by Robert L. Ferry.
  • Aluminum Association (AA). aluminum.org.
  • Aluminum association of Florida (AAF). aaof.org.
  • Aluminum Extruders’ Council (AEC). aec.org.
  • National Association of Aluminum Distributors (NAAD). naad.org

Earthbag building

  • The very best website that I am aware of on earthbag building is from Kelly Hart and Owen Geiger. (Most of the pictures on this website are copied with special permission from): earthbagbuilding.com
  • The best book that I am aware of is: Earthbag Buildings by Kaki Hunter and Donald Kiffmeyer.
  • The Rammed Earth House by David Easton.
  • BUILDING CODES GENERAL PART 4 2006 NEW MEXICO EARTHEN BUILDING MATERIALS CODE.
  • Building of Earth and Straw, Structural Design for Rammed Earth and Straw Bale Architecture, by Bruce King, P.E.
  • Adobe and Framed Earth Buildings by Paul Graham Mchenry, Jr.
  • Article by Fred Webster, Ph.D. Seismic Engineer. Email: adobebrix@aol.com Phone: (650) 321-6939 P.O. Box 4043 Menlo Park, CA 94025
  • Earth Construction, a Comprehensive Guide by Hugo Houben and Hubert Guillaud.
  • Rammed Earth Structures, A Code of Practice by Julian Keable.
  • Building with Earth, Design and Technology of a Sustainable Architecture by Gernot Minke.
  • Adobe and Rammed Earth Buildings, Design and Construction by Paul Grahm Mchenry, Jr.

Light Gauge Steel

Log Homes

  • Log Span Tables for floor joists, Beams, and Roof support System With lob building Standards for Residential, Handcrafted, Interlocking, Scribe-fit Construction
  • The International Log Building Association.
  • Log Homes Illustrated, magazine.
  • How Log Buildings Resist Lateral Loads by Tom Hahney
  • Hands-on Log Homes By Cindy & Art Thiede.
  • Building the Alaska Log Home By Tom Walker.
  • Log and Cedar Homes by Gary D. Branson.

Manufactured Homes

  • The Modular Home, State-of-the-Art Construction, Superior Quality, Save Time & Money, Hundreds of Design Options, Perfect for New Homes & Additions, Custom-Built to Fit Your Dream, By Andrew Gianino. (In my opinion, this is the best book on modular homes)
  • Modular Home Buyer’s Guide 2nd Edition January 2005, by Randall Eaton, Learn How to Save Thousands before You Buy!
  • Pre-Fab Modern by Jill Herbers.
  • Modular House Design, The Key to Complete Construction Efficiency by Frederick Uhlen Hop
  • Best designed, Modular houses by Martin Nicholas Kunz, and Michelle Galindo.
  • Modular Mansions, By Sheri Koones.
  • Pre-Fab, by Allison Arieff and Bryan Burkhart.
  • The Prefabricated Home, by Colin Davies.
  • Prefab Green, by Michelle Kaufmann/Catherine Remick.
  • Pre-Fab Now, by James Grayson and Ray Cha.

Shipping Containers

 

  • Intermodal Shipping Container, Small Steel Buildings by Paul Sawyers.
  • Technical Specification for a Typical Steel Dry Cargo Container.
  • Containers Design Features, American Steel Cargo Containers.
  • Stacking shipping containers on Land for an Off-Axis Detector by J. Cooper, J. Kilmer, B Winds, Fermi National accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, IL 60510.
  • Container Handbook, Section 3.1, Container Design.
  • MIL-HDBK-138B, 1 January 2002, Department of Defense Handbook, Guide to Container Inspection for Commercial and Military Intermodal Containers.
  • The Box, How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger, By Marc Levison
  • bobvila.com/BVTV/Bob_Vila/Project-0201
  • The Prefabricated Home By Colin Davies