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by Marshall Mayer last modified Aug 17, 2012 09:05 AM
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Let's talk toilets...

by Ryan and Susan Hayes (noreply@blogger.com) from Building Green in Vermont  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:33 AM
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So the research continues. We are actually really enjoying this more relaxed pace, knowing that we have ample time to plan and seek out information. A great resource we found recently in our own backyard is the store Close to Home in Williston, Vermont. [...]

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ICFs

by Ryan and Susan Hayes (noreply@blogger.com) from Building Green in Vermont  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:33 AM
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We are anxiously awaiting March 11th. That is the date when the Williston Development Review Board will decide whether we can proceed with our plans to build this summer. We are nervous because only a finite number of projects are approved each year. If [...]

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Some other modern farmhouses

by Ryan and Susan Hayes (noreply@blogger.com) from Building Green in Vermont  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:33 AM
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In my recent online searches for inspiration, I have come across some nice farmhouse-style homes that have caught my eye, both for their general dimensions and exterior cladding. Ryan and I are leaning heavily towards using natural wood siding and [...]

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ICF house in Waterbury, VT

by Ryan and Susan Hayes (noreply@blogger.com) from Building Green in Vermont  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:33 AM
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I wanted to pass along the link to a blog started by Vermont ICF. They built a beautiful ICF house recently in Waterbury (about 30 miles east of Burlington). The house has a lot of features that we're interested in incorporating into our home including [...]

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Solar tubes

by Ryan and Susan Hayes (noreply@blogger.com) from Building Green in Vermont  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:32 AM
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One of the innovative products we've come across is solar tubes or small pipes with a mushroom-shaped top that funnel natural light into an interior space. They're relatively cheap to buy and can reduce our need for artificial light. We really want to [...]

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It's not easy bein' green...

by Ryan and Susan Hayes (noreply@blogger.com) from Building Green in Vermont  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:38 AM
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...to quote Kermit the Frog. We spent most of the weekend watching back-to-back episodes of the show Building Green which we rented on Netflix. On a whim, I searched for anything related to green building on Netflix last week and not much came up. But [...]

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Ceiling fans and light fixtures

by Ryan and Susan Hayes (noreply@blogger.com) from Building Green in Vermont  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:37 AM
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So we got a little purchase happy last weekend. We found great fan and light fixtures options at, of all places, Lowe's. I wasn't expecting to make any great discoveries there (we were checking to see if they had FSC certified slab doors, which they do!) [...]

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EcoTop

by Ryan and Susan Hayes (noreply@blogger.com) from Building Green in Vermont  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:33 AM
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So I recently learned of a new, exciting green option for countertops. I've always been drawn to products like PaperStone and Richlite but they're not necessarily budget friendly. So imagine my delight when, in my typical evening web browsing, I came [...]

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First home purchases!

by Ryan and Susan Hayes (noreply@blogger.com) from Building Green in Vermont  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:32 AM
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So a quick update on our construction timeline...it isn't official yet but a wonderful builder has agreed to trade phasing allocations with us so that we can begin construction this fiscal year instead of next. While we were initially thrilled about the [...]

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Champlain Green Living

by Ryan and Susan Hayes (noreply@blogger.com) from Building Green in Vermont  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:32 AM
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I guess this is the week of short posts...While researching green kitchens, I stumbled across this website I had never seen before, Champlain Green Living. Not only does it have some fantastic articles about green living and green building, it's a local [...]

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