667 Company C Stories
Tour a Pioneering Beach Town That Fosters Community
No cars, mixed-use zones, strict building codes ... a new book takes us inside Seaside, a champion of New Urbanism
Going Solar at Home: Solar Panel Basics
Save money on electricity and reduce your carbon footprint by installing photovoltaic panels. This guide will help you get started
"power company is supplying our power? Pay the solar company & the power company is... solar company takes care of the permits. The greatest risk is that we all remain... Here in B.C. our hydro rate just went up 9% with increases already in place for the next... Utility companies after all are a business that need to make money. The panels for... is -20°C -4°F it is still nice and warm inside without the use of heating. This..."
Houzz Tour: Going Completely Off the Grid in Nova Scotia
Powered by sunshine and built with salvaged materials, this Canadian home is an experiment for green building practices
"(-15 degs C. and sunny) as the interior temperature was around 22 deg. C (72 deg. F)... power company. I know what you're saying, Functionista, but c'mon, Jeremiah Johnson... (0 deg. C) and overcast weather, the house is more challenged to create power. The... construction company, it is wonderful to see how people can use materials in new and exciting... electric companies, then you're going to have more money for your home. In any case..."
Houzz Call: How Are You Handling the Record-Breaking Cold?
"-25.0 °C Clear Windchill: -30 °F / -34 °C Humidity: 63% Dew Point: -22 °F / -30 °C... minus33F /-36c. Last summer in july 106F/40C. The extreme heat lasts about for about 2... have 15C while we have -15C. I really hope that this cold front is the last one of... Most companies have rules about how to cover a day when you can't make it into work... where the companies have an internet platform that allows employees to work from home..."
Construction Contracts: What Are General Conditions?
Here’s what you should know about these behind-the-scenes costs and why your contractor bills for them
"Here in B.C., we just got our custom home built at "cost plus the management fee"... for my company, in terms of location, personality match, kind of project, archite... their company name here, or have you done a review for them on Houzz? Good article... these companies for the many safety infractions committed, e.g. leaving dangling... week, a company in Toronto that appeared 'from nowhere' to a vaulted status..."
Let’s Clear Up Some Confusion About Solar Panels
Different panel types do different things. If you want solar energy for your home, get the basics here first
"around 26c per kilowatt of electricity used from the grid, but any extra that I generate... back at 44c per kilowatt! I bought a 2 kilowatt system with a 5 kilowatt inverter -... regarded company who knew what they were doing & who did an outstanding job. We're tied... utility company provided us with a generous rebate upon installation, but it precluded... power company to get an electrical connection, they said it was going to cost 14..."
10 Ways to Hide That Air Conditioner
Feeling boxed in designing around your mini-split air conditioner? Try one of these clever disguises and distractions
"also as A/C only and A/c with heat. My unit was approx $4000 with a $700 rebate available... UGLY A/C unit, nothing more, nothing less, and be grateful that I have cool air! Painted... from a A/C Technician hiding in plain sight (with easy access) is the best way to go... weatherization company. They also have floor models, but they take the efficiency down a notch... and our company has installed several ductless splits over the last few years. Several..."
Find the Right Glass Door for Your Patio
It’s more than just a patio door — it’s an architectural design element. Here’s help for finding the right one for your home and lifestyle
"window company is a reputable company, with a great warranty, and a service department... for my company is 2 coats of Low E. THIS IS NOT TRUE OF EVERY MANUFACTURER. You should... / door companies make those. So Marvin, Pella, Anderson, Kolbe, etc. are all pos... material. Our company recycles most of the sawdust and excess wood parts into the windows... have A/C or heat, will you want insulated glass in the door? I don't have a picture..."
Upgrade Your Windows for Beauty, Comfort and Big Energy Savings
Bid drafts or stuffiness farewell and say hello to lower utility bills with new, energy-efficient windows
"term and c) nicer looking? Are there any other options? Ditto Gobbitt Century old... hope the company last that long. Even the inspector was impressed with the quality of... or any company like that for sure. Let me know if you need anything else. I have the... had two companies out. Ideas are different for style but neither were easy on pocketbook... hired a company who said they could mimic the pitch of the bow already there and they..."
Could You Be a Landlord?
Sure, the extra income would be great. But jumping blindly into owning a rental property could be disastrous. Here's what you need to know
"management company and retained the option to make repairs ourselves or choose to hire... management company, rather than the owners, because then we wouldn't be "the bad guys"... management company and manage properties for others. Property management is not for the... management company is an easy solution to overcoming the headaches of tenants and property... money) C- some else is paying for your investment which will have resale in the end..."
Off the Grid: Ready to Pull the Plug on City Power?
What to consider if you want to stop relying on public utilities — or just have a more energy-efficient home
"from 13 C in winter to 25 C in summer, but getting to lows of 1 or 2 C during the... power company hadn't laid electrical lines this far out of town (10 miles from... drives more companies to get involved, slowly but steadily dropping the cost. It'll... from some company in order to make an energy efficient house. Yes solar panels are expensive... around 23 C inside, pretty consistently all year around. We keep a temperature gauge..."
The 2013 Best of Houzz Badges Are Here!
Watch for profiles sporting this honor, which goes to professionals with the most popular design work and top ratings
"awarding our company with Best of '13! It feels great, and inspires us to continue perfecting... Rodner C.I.D. Bethany Beach DE http://www.houzz.com/photos/776815/Shelley-Rodner-... site and company. ~Liggatt Development-www.liggatt.com Where can I find the complete... in good company. Thanks...and congrats to all chosen. We are so honored and excited... selecting our company of one of the BEST OF HOUZZ 2013! Such a honour! Chris We are very..."
How Arts and Crafts Style Beautifies Today's Interiors
Based on beauty and purity, this movement from more than a century ago is still influencing design elements in home interiors
"A&C home; even if I have to sell my soul to get one. Morriss and company are always... beautiful A&C home :-). I want to build a new A&C style home. But I find myself being drawn... of an A&C then only do if it is fir or pine; paint gum, oak or redwood, there is special... away! A&C homes here in the Northwest are made with vertical grain, old growth fir... found on A&C structures may not be a crime, but it's a sin. I enjoyed the article but..."
Get a Grip on Kitchen Cabinets With the Right Knobs and Pulls
"cabinet company? now, i realize every company has different pricing structures, but... binet company. That company makes their money off of the cabinets/hardware/amenities... hardware companies use. Sometimes they are in mm not inches. Not all manufacturers carry... different companies Kitchen Cabinet Hardware.com and CabinetParts.com and purchased them... lighting company, they point me towards fixtures that are way out of my (client's) budget..."
The Right Mattress: The Secret to a Great Night’s Sleep
We spend a third of our lives asleep, so investing in a quality mattress is essential. Check out this expert advice to help you choose yours
"Mattress Company or Sleep Ez Custom Latex Mattress Company. They are both located in... local company that makes beds ... I have to say the Shifman I purchased 7 years ago... different companies are the same mattress and just given a different name. Many companies... from same company), they never lose their shape no matter how you fold them and last... mattress company. This was all very interesting, but I missed information on organic..."