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A Buyer’s Guide to Flat Pack Homes

A Buyer’s Guide to Flat Pack Homes

You wouldn’t expect the words “flat” and “home” to appear in the same sentence, let alone the same phrase....

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Marmoleum: The Greenest and Healthiest Floor Covering in the World

Marmoleum: The Greenest and Healthiest Floor Covering in the World

Remember linoleum, that durable but boring material found on most kitchen and bathroom floors of older homes. These days, its...

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At What Point Does Size Cancel Out Sustainability?

At What Point Does Size Cancel Out Sustainability?

A house must be built on solid foundations if it is to last. The same principle applies to man, otherwise he too will sink back...

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LivingHome in Santa Monica by architect Ray Kappe
Photo courtesy Tom Bonner Photography

7 Benefits of Prebuilt Homes

LivingHome in Santa Monica by architect Ray Kappe (image: Tom Bonner Photography There’s a reason why we have factories....

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Issues that Come up When Buying and Building a Green Home

Issues that Come up When Buying and Building a Green Home

Ever wonder what it might be like to own a green home?  How about the issues you might face in building one? Green building attorneys...

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A Multi-level Prefab House That’s Built in Just 24 Hours

A Multi-level Prefab House That’s Built in Just 24 Hours

With modular homes on the rise, it seems to be time to bid farewell to long months and even years of construction and salute fast-paced,...

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Guide to Modular Home Prices

Guide to Modular Home Prices

By scaling up and standardizing, modular, or prefab, homes are now more affordable than ever before. Though it is possible to get...

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Photo by Ann Gord Photos.

Building a Green Home on a Budget

image: Ann Gord Photos The notion of building or remodelling to deep green standards is daunting. A 2011 survey by the National...

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In accordance with post-Katrina building codes, guidelines, and best practices, the house is raised seven feet above grade, securing its safety during flooding and providing shaded parking, storage, and outdoor living spaces.
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Passive House Design That’s Both Award Winning and Affordable

In accordance with post-Katrina building codes, guidelines, and best practices, the house is raised seven feet above grade, securing...