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by Marshall Mayer last modified Aug 17, 2012 09:05 AM
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Closet Doors

by Albo from Diary of a Vermont Eco Builder  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:35 AM
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Installing your own bi-fold doors can be a major pain and I don’t recommend it, especially if they’re hollow core and you decide to use a nice “hidden” track system. This choice meant swapping the standard hinges for a euro type, which is quite difficult to do in a slab door with very little inside [...]

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Yeee Haaa! giddyup, bunny!

by a.times.4 (Alana and Alex on Agatha in Agave) from atimes4  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:34 AM
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How is it possible Easter falls two weeks earlier than usual this year?<br /><br />Is the Easter bunny that anxious?<br /><br />(Yes, I DO recognize the "Real reason for the season"; don't email me...we love Jesus too. [...]

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I can't even think of a title befitting of the knots in our stomachs over this...

by a.times.4 (Alana and Alex on Agatha in Agave) from atimes4  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:38 AM
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Alex has been working on a deal with Whole Foods.<br /><br />I have hinted at it for months, but refused to jinx it til it was official.<br />It is!!!!!<br /><br />They did their site visit today and the deal is [...]

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Taking my lumps

by Don from Hus Langford  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:36 AM
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I just transferred over another chunk of change. The exchange rate I got was exactly 6.00. Sigh.What's annoying is that six weeks ago, it was 6.40. Here I am like a sucker, waiting for the dollar to rise when I should have stopped complaining and just [...]

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A sort-of update

by Don from Hus Langford  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:32 AM
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I talked to Janne this morning; just hearing his voice brightened my mood. Anyways, he will call the kommun next week as most everyone is away for Easter. We hope there will be progress when he speaks with them as the 'new building' map should be done by [...]

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New Renderings from ISA with Hardi & Stucco Siding

by chad from 100khouse.com  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:38 AM
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I noticed today that it’s been a while since I’ve posted any pretty pics so here are the latest renderings from ISA. We have been discussing how to create an interesting, modern and affordable facade for weeks and this is what we’ve gravitated towards. You can see that we have a bit of a vertical theme [...]

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LEED for Home Certification Levels

LEED for Homes Rating System - 100K Intro

by chad from 100khouse.com  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:32 AM
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This is the first of many posts on the LEED for Homes Rating System as it pertains to our 100K House Case Study. LEED for Homes Overview LEED stands for Leadership in Environmental and Energy-Efficient Design. It is a rating system for sustainable buildings developed by the USGBC (United States Green Building Council). There are other LEED [...]

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Infill House, Week 3

by Slow Home from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:15 AM
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  This week the Infill House in Calgary, Canada enters the Framing/Systems stage. housebrand principal Matthew North describes the [...]

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Distance Traveled

by Slow Home from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:12 AM
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"Since 1970, the US population has increased 37%, but the distance traveled by the nation’s fleet of cars, motorcycles, sport-utility vehicles, and small trucks increased 143%."Source: Dr. Richard Jackson, The Impact of the Built Environment [...]

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What's Wrong With This House? 2

by Slow Home from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:11 AM
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 In this installment of "What's Wrong With This House?" we examine a floor plan submitted by a member of our Slow Home [...]

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