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 […]

Chris and Hilary’s new house

Posted by on Apr 3, 2019 in Opinions

We have a pretty awesome crew. Clearly I’m biased…but it’s true. Beyond being skilled craftspeople our crew is made of community builders, mountain athletes, creative thinkers, urban farmers, sensational chefs and overall, good people. When we asked folks to describe their co-workers they used descriptors like collaborator, committed, inquisitive, inventor, and laughter. These traits serve […]

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 […]

Women in the construction industry

Posted by on Feb 19, 2019 in Community Events, Opinions

I was really excited when I first spoke with Kevin Coleman about the Women in Building series. The construction industry is one of the most male-dominated industries in the country, with women accounting for only 9% of the workforce. I, for one, would love to see that change!