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The One-Story Home: Stylish Living Without Stairs
The one-story home has slowly emerged as a trendy and attractive choice for a growing number of the American population. With no stairs to navigate in a one-story floor plan, people find several creative design options - including cozy Cape Cods, bungalows, ranches, artsy Craftsman, chic European, Mediterranean, comfortable Southern and country styles.
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Expanding its offerings to the pro builder market, we are inviting professional builders to join our Find-A-Builder program for free! Get your name in front of thousands of house building client prospects.
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Developing a Budget to Build Your House Plan
If you want as much as you can afford based on your house plan, but don't know what that figure is, start from the end and work backwards. In other words, determine what cash you can or are willing to put into your home and how much you can afford in....Read more
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New Technologies for the Conscious Home Save Energy
Google has just acquired Nest Energy Services for $3.2 billion in cash. In case you did not hear, Nest’s first product was a smart thermostat that adjusts to a person’s living patterns. Nest basically offers a set of features that link up its smart t....Read more
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New House Plans Powered by Passive Solar Energy
Passive solar building house plans and designs feature walls, floors and windows that are made to collect, store and distribute solar energy – rejecting heat in the summer and distributing solar energy in the form of heat during colder winter months.
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Do You Really Want an Environmentally Conscious Home?
According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), a Green Home will add value to your home, help reduce energy use and energy costs, fight climate change, and help protect your health. This Web site is an umbrella site for EPA and other federal....Read more
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The In-Law Suite: Say Hello to a Home-within-the-Home
On an upswing for a number of years, in-law suites come in all shapes and sizes - from a garage studio apartment, to a first floor master bedroom, a refinished basement, or a tiny cottage on the grounds of the primary residence. These “homes-within-t....Read more
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