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Benefits of Insulated Concrete Forms (I.C.F.)

Benefits of Insulated Concrete Forms (I.C.F.)

Going green means you have a lot of choices for materials and building practices. One great option is the insulated concrete form or ICF. These are made from rigid foam blocks spaced apart with rebar. They are stacked together, and concrete is poured between the foam...
How are Modular Homes different from Conventional Homes?

How are Modular Homes different from Conventional Homes?

Modular homes are becoming increasingly popular and there’s a high chance there are a few in your neighborhood. You may not notice them because a modular home is almost identical to a traditionally stick-built home in every way except how it is built. A stick-built...
Why Are Pole Barns Efficient, Multi-Purpose Buildings?

Why Are Pole Barns Efficient, Multi-Purpose Buildings?

If you want to build green and save money, there are plenty of ways to do it. These green methods outperform the average stick-framed home in durability, energy efficiency, and long-term value. One such structure is the pole barn. Pole barns became popular in the...
Log Homes Are No Longer A Thing Of The Past

Log Homes Are No Longer A Thing Of The Past

The words “log cabin” and “modern” may not seem synonymous, but log cabins are no longer the simple, unfinished structures of the past. Modern log structures can take almost any shape and form and have many benefits beyond their classic aesthetics. Log homes...
How To Reduce Your Home’s Carbon Footprint

How To Reduce Your Home’s Carbon Footprint

Carbon footprint is defined as the total emissions of CO2 generated by a single person or group. This is based on the level of consumption of fossil fuels, your lifestyle, and many other factors. While you may think your home is just sitting there, it could in fact be...