bamboo floors | 10.10.14

Let's talk about green flooring options

Eco-friendly green flooring is a great way to green up your home, but how do you decide which application to go with? Manufacturers have provided more gorgeous options in the last few years to accommodate the high demand for eco-friendly options. Before you invest in new floors that will literally get a lot of foot traffic, let’s discuss the pros and cons of these most popular types of green flooring.

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energy saving | 12.15.10

Is an On-Demand Water Heater Right for Me?

For a lot of us it just seems silly to heat water all day long in a big tank to dose it out just at the beginning and end of the day.  On first glance it just makes more sense to use an on-demand water heater.  Here is a brief checklist of some of the hurdles many of our clients have been struggling with over the last 5+ years and honestly it keeps coming back to installed cost and their expectations of  "unending hot water."  My experience - I have a conventional water heater in my home.   I wish I had an on-demand water heater but it doesn't quite make sense in my home.  I first stayed in a house using on-demand water heating in Japan a few years ago and loved it!

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Events | 10.1.09

How to Integrate GREEN into Remodeling

Ben will be a part of the Mecosta Chapter of Green Built Michigan's "How to Integrate GREEN into Remodeling" event on November 6, 2009 from 8am - noon.

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green | 04.30.09

Sweet Showerhead

I always feel so stupid standing there next to the shower in the morning waiting for the water to heat up before I get in and take my shower. Usually what ends up happening is that I turn on the water and go pour a cup of coffee and undoubtedly waste water trying to guess when the water will be hot. No more my friends...your shower just got a little smarter. Check out Evolve Showerheads. Visit: This is a cool green gadget.

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Comfort | 04.7.09

Green Remodeling (Defined)

Green Remodeling is the response to our disatisfaction with our homes' lack of: 1) energy & resource efficiency, 2) health (IAQ - Indoor Air Quality), 3) comfort, 4) durability, and ultimately its contribution to a sustainable housing stock.

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blower door | 04.1.09

Energy Audit

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