Photo Update

We’re making progress toward our target move-in date in March!  In this post are photos of the completed roofing, sliding doors, insulation, solar panels, and exterior foam and lath stages of the project.  Drywall is next!    

Our Quest for Reclaimed Wood

Our Quest for Reclaimed Wood

Reclaiming wood by definition is giving old wood a spit shine and a new purpose.  It adds instant charm and character to a space and it is definitely having its moment (seen a new Starbucks lately?)  Our home is a 1957 ranch with a lot of great ranch house characteristics, including a wood ceiling in the original den.  Wood ceilings are a great way to make a modern space cozy, […]

Open House a Big Success

200 visitors attended the “Behind the Walls Open House” event held at the house Sunday, January 11.  There to answer questions were: Dan Hardey, Hardey Construction Cynthia Kraus & Claudia Wiehen, OPENHAUS Design Bryan Amburgey, Solar Source Mike Burch, D’Mand Hot Water Systems It was great to see the turnout, despite the NFL playoffs and rain that morning.  The skies cleared just in time for our real-time solar demonstration.  Visitors […]

Behind the Walls Open House

Behind the Walls Open House

Planning a remodel?  Curious about energy efficiency and lowering your utility bills?  Wondering what green technologies to include in your project? If so, please join us for a unique course-of-construction open house.  Holland and Nick Brown are excited to provide this educational opportunity for the community to look inside the walls of their house project to see the systems that will achieve zero net energy in their 1957 ranch home. […]