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Monthly Archives: January 2009

blog formats

I’m trying different blog formats. I’m not happy with the layout yet. Needs pizzaz, but still needs to be simple… Be patient with me. 🙂

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theJADE ready to preview

Our latest plan, theJADE is ready to preview at our website http://www.thesimplehouse.com It is 3 bedroom, 2 bath, with an optional den (in lieu of the middle bedroom). Coming in at a lean 1,392 sq ft, it will be the next series of plans in our line-up. Available for purchase in February.

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green dot award!

We received an “honorable mention” award in the 2008 green dot awards! Check it out at: http://greenDOTawards.com/winners/honorble.php?type=CONCEPT

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Dual Flush Toilets

One simple way to save water is with a dual flush toilet. This one, the “Persuade” by Kohler, has a standard flush of 1.6 gallons plus an optional flush of 0.8 gallons — cutting water use in half. To word this delicately, for most of our flushes, the 0.8 gallon option will be adequate. This will save a large amount […]

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theJADE — coming soon!

I’m making progress on theJADE, our second plan series. This plan will be slightly larger at 1,392 sq ft and have 3 bedrooms and 2 baths. It will be oriented with preferred south to the side, rather than the rear. It will have all of the same sustainability features and options with a few new ones (we’re learning all the […]

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