TIPS & LINKS

Here are some things:

  • “Going Green” is more than choosing trendy finishes. It’s about identifying needs, prioritizing available resources, becoming aware of the total lifecycle costs of materials/energy and making wise choices. Or, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. The greenest thing one could do, […]

  • We install plaster moldings! Traditional plaster moldings are amazing looking and more economical than one would think. Once you get into more ornate profiles plaster is the way to go. We have used moldings from the Monumental Plaster […]

  • The best slate in the world comes from Vermont. A pitched slate roof is one of longest lasting, stable, fire resistant, most attractive roofs you can get. Many custom homes suffer from a cheap looking asphalt tile roofing […]

  • We build with Thermally Modified Wood. The holy grail of outdoor woods:¬†rot-resistant, weather-resistant,¬†insect-resistant, strong, and dimensionally stable. And to make the quest more challenging, let‚Äôs add beautiful, non-toxic, and sustainable. Impossible, you say? Take a look at thermally […]

  • Ask A Question

    Ask A Question

    I’ll try to answer. “How should I insulate my addition?”, “Should I buy a toilet at HomeDepot?”, “Why is my third floor cold?” etc. etc. Sometimes it’s best just to ask someone. [si-contact-form form=’1′]

  • A Good Website

    A Good Website

    Green Building Advisor is a pretty good practical site for green building issues. Green Building Talk has a pretty good set of forums. There are lots of others.

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