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CK Architects
12 Reviews
Front Elevation
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bushy plants in the front will reduce water needed for our front yard
water. Strategically placed trees can help reduce cooling costs in summer by shading your home, and heating costs in winter by blocking wind.
3. You’d like to reduce watering or other maintenance costs. A front yard renovation can be a prime opportunity to
“Plants” — oldeforest
Jessica Helgerson Interior Design
Tiny House
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How much would it cost to build this home???
How much would it cost to build the front
The rooftop looks cool but how do you keep the moisture from the moss from ruining the wood?
our work. Payback time is not always there. Your green roof will reduce your cooling costs and extend the life of your roof, but if you don't find it beautiful
“Small but efficient. Following pictures go with it.” — sandranickle
Arkin Tilt Architects
1 Review
Chalk Hill Off-Grid Cabin
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A solar water heater can help to reduce stress on your main solar set up and reduce the need for gas.
leaks in your roof). Ask for references and examples of work. Cost range: While installation costs differ depending on the project, you should set aside $7
installed. An excellent page on its website can help you estimate initial costs and the payback of a solar water heating system. In the U.S. also check DSIRE
water heater. Pickering has laid out all the details of what to expect in costs, savings and time allotted for the project, and a solar water heater is far
with understanding the environment and coming up with strategies to heat, cool and protect the house. One of the home's more innovative materials is the
“Simple” — Ash Green
Northern Virginia Landscape Architect and Designer
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jARCHITECTS: Jim Rymsza, AIA
7 Reviews
Craftsman Second Story Addition
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acted as GC, so saved some in admin costs. I was the architect and also did a lot of the finish work. So my costs were not a true reflection of what
what it might have been if built by a GC. ...my costs were around $225-250/SF.
Alternate dormer style with a flat exterior wall and a partial porch, saving cost and adding architectural variety.
but high VT. Spectrally selective coatings can be used to reduce the electric-based cooling needs of new houses in hot climates by more than 40 percent
coatings. These coatings block solar radiation but also VT and glare. They do reduce SHGC, though, which is a plus. The DOE says that this kind of glazing works
what was your cost per sq ft?
“Addition” — imac1712
ZeroEnergy Design
12 Reviews
Living Green Roof with Solar Panels
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Cost range: The price of solar panels has dropped 60 percent since the beginning
credits and subsidies, that’s helped drop the national average of up-front costs to about $17,000. Tax incentives: The federal solar Investment Tax Credit
These beauties have insulation benefits that help to reduce a home's heating and cooling costs significantly — plus, they help to clean polluted air and
“Mod mod mod mod world.” — Cindy Breeding
John Maniscalco Architecture
2 Reviews
Sugar Bowl Residence
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facade. An evergreen windbreak can reduce wind velocity by two-thirds and reduce heating bills by 20 to 30 percent.
openings in your home’s facade. An evergreen windbreak can reduce wind velocity by two-thirds and reduce heating bills by 20 to 30 percent.
openings in your home’s facade. An evergreen windbreak can reduce wind velocity by two-thirds and reduce heating bills by 20 to 30 percent.
hot, arid areas: Place buildings at the toe of a slope to expose them to cool night air.
“House” — 3401550
Beard + Riser Architects
Exterior, Rear
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how much would a similar house cost to build
We don't release specific residential project costs for the privacy of our clients. Also residential costs vary WILDLY depending on the geographic location
interesting use of siding materials - Kudos! Could you please tell me what the cost to build was per sq ft? Thank You.
“pattern- board and batten” — ianlee1382
Hugh Jefferson Randolph Architects
6 Reviews
Pecos Side Exterior
Ideabooks5,989
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stacked in large, heavy pieces that were quite expansive to install. To reduce costs while keeping the look of stone, some manufacturers started making stone
veneers. The result is lower prices and a wider range of stone materials. Cost: about $35 to $50 per square foot installed.
stacked in large, heavy pieces that were quite expansive to install. To reduce costs while keeping the look of stone, some manufacturers started making stone
veneers. The result is lower prices and a wider range of stone materials.Cost: about $35 to $50 per square foot installed. More about stone siding
cool, clean look with stone veneer
“stone surfacing and pavers” — Mary Herman
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