Why America is Embracing Passive House Architecture

What’s good for the environment is also good for a homeowners’ health and bottom line When considering Passive House architecture for a new build, don’t be fooled by its name. This groundbreaking concept is actually quite aggressive in its benefits to the environment and human health, as well as savings to a homeowners’ bottom line. … Continue reading Why America is Embracing Passive House Architecture

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The Differences Between Type 1 and Type 2 Filings of Plans for Renovation in NYC

It’s essential to understand the city laws that will affect your renovation – and the paperwork you need to comply with them If you live in New York City and want to renovate a home, business, or apartment, you’ll often have to jump through a variety of regulatory hoops. One of the most important organisations that … Continue reading The Differences Between Type 1 and Type 2 Filings of Plans for Renovation in NYC

What Is LEED (Leadership In Energy & Environmental Design)?

And why it matters to your project f there has to be a single buzzword to define the 21st century, it might be “sustainable.” Few other words have inserted themselves into all aspects of daily living. From the homeowner to the small start-up to the corporate office, there is a worldwide commitment to reducing carbon … Continue reading What Is LEED (Leadership In Energy & Environmental Design)?