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Mayne LEED disconnect
We like to show our readers good and bad examples from those who have built before them, so they don't make the same mistake. The fact of the matter is that codes and regulations are constantly changing. Therefore, the plans to any architectural project become paramount. The design process is where it can all start to go right, or wrong. Ensuring that your plans are up to speed may cost a little extra money, but can save you from crippling mistakes. You cant get any higher profile of a project than Thom Maynes Federal Building. For those who are unaware, many government entities are requiring LEED certification for new buildings. LEED is the nationally recognized benchmark for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, and the certific Read more
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Published On : 02-19-2008
Author : Steve Donegan
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Avoid Costly Home Building Mistakes
When building a new home, make sure you have a professional home plan, and a good contractor, because mistakes can be costly and lead to poor quality, scheduling delays and budget increases. worse, some mistakes could actually cause structural damagethat could endanger lives.   Mistakes not only show a lack of knowledge, so when you hire a contractor to work on your new house, be sure to check their references, as well as their license status to make sure it is current, and that they are insured and bonded.   Another thing. Insist on acquiring a building permit, because the inspection process offers a third-party set of eyes on the work that is being done, but can often help weed-out the illegi Read more
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Published On : 08-14-2014
Author :Brian Toolan
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