Green Building

Exterior Lighting on a Timber Frame Home

5 Exterior Lighting Tips For Your Timber Frame Home

When you’re planning the electrical schematic for your new timber frame home, don’t forget about your home’s exterior lighting and landscape illumination. It’s important to consider where you need power and lighting, both now and in the future. It’s a lot easier to pre-plan for future electrical needs before your home is completed, rather than […]

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passive solar timber frame house

How Do I Incorporate Passive Solar Into My Timber Frame House

Timber frame homes have a long history that can be seen in medieval and Tudor buildings throughout Europe. They eliminate the need for the typical studs in house framing and allows builders to fill in the gaps with a variety of materials. Today this same timeless design can be as energy efficient as it is beautiful […]

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Green Building and Timber Frames

Timber Frames and Green Building

When you build a timber frame, chances are you’ll be creating a green building without even knowing it. However, if sustainability is a priority for your building project, then you’ll be glad you chose a timber frame home. Beyond incorporating green measures like high-efficiency appliances and regulated lighting systems, timber frame buildings, by its nature, is […]

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