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Aging in Place – Making Your Home Livable for a Lifetime

Aging in Place – Making Your Home Livable for a Lifetime

We built our home to be a “lifetime” house, serving our changing needs throughout our lives. We planned to have the option of aging in place. From children, to injured family, to possibly multiple families or live in relatives, we tried to cover likely scenarios. In this post we’ll present our Aging in Place Design…

What You Need to Know About Masonry Heaters for Radiant Heat

What You Need to Know About Masonry Heaters for Radiant Heat

Masonry heaters store heat from wood, gas or electricity in brick, concrete, ceramics or stone, and releases the stored heat via radiant heat transfer over time. Our unit burns at over 1500°F, but the flue gases that go up the chimney are only around 300-350°F. That heat is absorbed by the thermal mass of the…

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Green Building Common Sense Homestead Open House Saturday, October 6, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. until 4 p.m. ICF Construction – What You Need to Know About an ICF Home 8 Things You Need to Know About Rocket Mass Heaters What You Need to Know About Masonry Heaters for Radiant Heat Aging in Place – Making…

Prevent Frozen Pipes – Extreme Cold Options, Plus Construction Tips
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Prevent Frozen Pipes – Extreme Cold Options, Plus Construction Tips

When cold weather strikes, water damage from frozen water pipes or no running water is the last thing you need. We’ll explain how to prevent frozen pipes when abruptly cold weather hits, and list construction or remodeling options that reduce your risk in the future. If your pipes are already frozen, please see 3 Ways…