Monthly Archives: March 2014

Exterior Graphic

So, we’ve been thinking a lot about what the exterior of the house will look like… trying to pretty up our Plain Jane!  Here’s an idea that I had.  In the pic you can see that there is a covered … Continue reading

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Passive House Thermal Image

Here’s a really cool thermal image from a Passive House.  It’s a renovated row house in Brooklyn, NY that meets the Passive House standards.  The yellow and red show the heat loss coming from the homes… exactly what you don’t … Continue reading

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Exterior Rendering

Here is a view of the exterior to this point.  A little Plain Jane but I know that with some added features like a patio, covered porch, pergola, siding options, etc., we can make it more appealing.  The main entrance … Continue reading

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Foundations

I never would have imagined that talking about foundations would stress me out this much!  Really, pour some concrete right?  Wrong… There is waaaay more to it than that! We are looking at doing an insulated slab foundation.  Imagine a … Continue reading

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Interior Views

It seems like planning has slowed down a bit.  We have our final plan and are now waiting on some prices from some builders.  Gotta admit, a little frightened to see what they might be! We are however close to … Continue reading

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