Gas stoves in the news

Posted by on Aug 20, 2019 in Energy efficiency and green building, Opinions

A few weeks ago some folks in the office started talking about an article titled “Your Gas Stove is Bad for You and the Planet.” Shortly after, I shared this article from City Lab about the city of Berkeley banning natural gas in new buildings. And, while it wasn’t news to any of us that […]

Demystifying siding repair

Posted by on Jul 30, 2019 in Energy efficiency and green building

For some folks, it may seem a bit mysterious that the walls of most buildings frequently get wet, however, they don’t always rot. This blog post will shed some light on the science of why some walls rot when they get wet, and others don’t. It will also cover the steps we take to repair […]

Empowering our crew to innovate

Empowering our crew to innovate

Posted by on Mar 11, 2019 in Energy efficiency and green building, Opinions

Last month the leadership team snuck away for a two-day retreat to define our goals for 2019 and lay out a roadmap for how to achieve them. Even though it can be tough to set aside this time, we’ve made a priority of having these retreats since starting the business and every year we reap […]

Defining green building

Posted by on Jan 31, 2019 in Energy efficiency and green building

Green building is a concept that begins with the premise that the build environment has a profound impact on the building’s inhabitants and the natural environment. The goal of green building is to magnify the positive effects of the building while mitigating the negative effects. There are many different elements of this building method, however at […]