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Houzz Tour: Zero-Energy Renovated Victorian in San Francisco
A 1904 home that's entirely energy efficient? Yes, courtesy of solar panels, radiant heating and water reclamation
"insulate the "zero property walls" and the roof. Other than that, I like the 3D schematics... keep the zero energy goal in mind, since it required a smaller architectural footprint... with old, zero-lot-line walls," says Levy.San Francisco is known for its stunning Victorian... study and entry spaces. Levy and Anderson envisioned the backyard as an extension of..."
3 Home Features to Boost Accessibility
"one zero-step entrance on a route that's accessible from either the driveway or... courtyard side entry leads to two zero-step entries at the rear of the house. see additional... picture "Zero step", but across uneven flagstone to entry = bad idea. A half bath at... least one zero step, flush threshold entry for all of these reasons. Don't forget toget... to redo entry way. We've given up on coming up with an entry way that works for both..."
The No-Threshold Shower: Accessibility With Style
"problems, zero-threshold showers are now stylish additions to any home. Adding a curbless... case, a zero-threshold shower can improve accessibility and your quality of life,... is with zero safety factor. Knowing this we take great care in placing the drain and... shower entry? Do I need both a regular [center] drain and a linear drain at entry... feel a zero-threshold shower adds to a room. The shower incorporates a standard round..."
Houzz Tour: Bright, Sun-Warmed New England Getaway
Country views, flexible living space and a just-right size make for a soothing, comfortable family retreat
"architect at ZeroEnergy Design (ZED), a firm that specializes in energy-efficient architecture... down to zero if the family opts for solar panels in the future. Houzz at a Glance... projected entry. The rain will constantly saturate the corner walls with rainwater.... concrete. The entry to the house is recessed allowing the door to be unlocked while standing... thick entry wall offered an opportunity for a niche with shelves at the end of the..."
Houzz Tour: A Family Commits to Going Green
"up with ZeroEnergy Design (ZED), an architecture and consulting firm dedicated to... Director of ZeroEnergy Design to learn more about how they approached designing a new home... for the entry—you don't feel like you're walking into the kitchen or pantry. It allows... from the entry to the lake-side deck, to read as one, as opposed to a series of segmented... connecting the entries to the home are delineated in stone, while the remaining living spaces..."
Can-Do Cleaning Strategies for Busy People
While you dream of having a maid (to go with the cook and chauffer), this simplified cleaning routine can keep your real-world home tidy
My Houzz: DIY Love Reforms a Dated Cape Ann Home
Handmade touches and classic neutrals transform a dark Massachusetts house into a beautiful home fit for a family
"decades, zero insulation and floors suffering from what Jen describes as "nauseating... (we have zero storage in that room; it's 5x5). We admit it, the two lights look rediculous... of the entry is the living room, featuring many of Jen's budget-friendly DIY projects... of the entry. A turned-leg pine dining table found on Craigslist was stripped of its... to the entry is a handmade giant ruler for charting Drew's height. Jen covered a..."
Houzz Tour: Creativity Captivates in a New Jersey Family Haven
Handmade treasures arranged artfully and with love fill a DIY-savvy blogger's bright and cheery home
Houzz Tour: Dream Views Wow on Seattle's Lake Washington
Expansive glass brings nature's glories inside this contemporary home, while generous wood celebrates the beauty of the outdoors
"serene entry courtyard and a series of lakeside terraces. Suspended ceilings, large... from the entry to the kitchen to the indoor outdoor living! Beautiful in every way... from the entry to the kitchen to the indoor outdoor living! Only in my dreams! Probably... Courtyard entry sets the tone nicely. Development standards of many cities prohibit... stunning! zero personality Oh please. That comment is so very common, yet so utterly..."
Microunits Are Coming to NYC. See the Winning Design
Say goodbye to only arm-and-a-leg Manhattan rents. This plan for small prefab units opens the door to more affordable housing
"Micro NY entry. Here are details of the winning design.... on the entry wall for hanging coats. If displaying decorative items is desired, leave... at the entry next to the door for a shallow console table with a lamp or bookcase... having zero opportunity to get some free personal time. If you're not nose to nose..."
Energy-Saving Ideas From 3 Affordable Green-Built Houses
10 Easy Decorating Ideas for a Festive Entryway
"My fall entry - I, too, love the decal house number idea! Am I the only one who hates... your home entrys ours are insignificant and boring lilion, I"ve heard that about paper... decorate the entry ways, porches etc. like we do. The snow and our beautiful seasons are... These entries are so lovely. Mine is the size of a postage stamp, sigh. @LisaHare... Christmas! My entry is through the mud room. Cottage in the woods, so think I may add fresh..."
Kitchen Remodel Costs: 3 Budgets, 3 Kitchens
"(the entry way), retexturing and painting, painting and repair of areas in the master... be an entry level, builder or apartment grade cabinet. In that line you'd be hard... includes the entry foyer), and using mid-grade granite for the countertops. The design... there was zero structure. The cost: $109,000. Breakdown--Cabinets--Downsview white... e did zero structure but a complete gut. We have thermador appliances (6k off on..."
7 Home Purchases Worth the Splurge
Make buyer's remorse over furniture, textiles and more a thing of the past with this wise purchasing advice
"both door entry ways, and suddenly a problem became a lovely design accent. We also... spanish entry doors to immediately enhance outside appeal. Our house began life as... will take zero abuse. But stay far, far, away from anything you want endurance and longevity... 200 SubZero refrigerator for $1,400, because it was a showroom model. Now, a similar..."
Sunlight Used Right: Modern Home Designs That Harness Solar Power
Embracing passive heating principles through their architecture, siting and more, these homes save energy without skimping on warmth
"stricter net-zero) guidelines absorb enough heat from the sun and other sources to eliminate... below zero outside . It was wonderful and I miss that every day since I moved. The... glass for entry. Or just because someone is throwing rocks because the kid thinks it's... stricter net-zero) guidelines absorb enough heat from the sun and other sources to eliminate..."