Monthly Archives: July 2012

Building Green 101

Green building (one of those terms that pains me to even type) was once just a dream. It required a huge financial investment as well as a compromise on design and lifestyle. But green building today is more a reality finding a foundation in suburban subdivisions, condo and loft living, and especially tiny houses, offering the homeowners healthier homes both from the environment and for themselves. Continue reading

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Loving Your Loo (and other tiny house green plumbing tips)

I have spent much time talking about plumbing options, reading up on the subject, looking at “sticks-and-bricks” plumbing as well as RV plumbing options and green plumbing. The only parameters in plumbing a tiny house are truly the ones you place on yourself. Continue reading

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Sustainable Building with Compressed Earth

An old idea made new again, creating homes from the very elements that make up the Earth.  Sustainable building goes old school. In today’s society, it is widely recognized that the basic foundation of a home is wood-based. Wood has … Continue reading

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