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theFERN – Marathon, Texas

Here are some pictures of Steven Jones’ progress on theFERN that he’s building in Marathon, Texas. He is using SIPs panels from EH Systems (http://www.ehssips.com/) and their panels will be featured in the Easter Edition of Extreme Makeover Home Edition on ABC. I’ll be posting more pictures and following Steven’s progress as he builds theFERN. I’ll also be uploading to […]

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The Lawrence Street House – LEED for Homes

We have officially registered our home with the US Green Building Council. This is the first step in pursuing LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Certification. In addition to this registration, we hire a LEED rater — Earth Advantage from P-Town. Our local rater is Eli and he worked with us on theSAGE. He is starting some preliminary calculations […]

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The Lawrence Street House – SDU (finally)

Finally. We have the design for our secondary dwelling unit (aka SDU). It’s amazing how challenging it has been to design a two-bedroom, one bath home in under 800 square feet. City of Eugene code allows for a second dwelling on the same property if the lot is large enough (it is), if the owner of the property lives in […]

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