Lowes Shed made of Magnesium Oxide SIP Panels

Word about a good thing travels fast, and now, even Lowes has recognized the amazing value (superior strength, and not prone to mold, mildew, termite and fire, to name a few) and capability that is intrinsic in a MGO SIP structure by offering garden and tool sheds to the public.  Lowes customers can now purchase [...]

By | 2017-02-23T15:50:11+00:00 May 25th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Lowes Shed made of Magnesium Oxide SIP Panels

Forbes: Mt Pleasant named one of the Best Places to Retire

Forbes magazine recently named the city of Mt Pleasant as one of the top suburbs in which to retire in the U.S.  The cost of living that is 3% below the U.S. average played a large part in balancing out the higher than average median home price of the area.  Added to that were such [...]

By | 2017-02-23T15:51:37+00:00 May 20th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Forbes: Mt Pleasant named one of the Best Places to Retire

Antique Framing for your Building Envelope?

  This building envelope is typical for Charleston, SC new homes: Very Leaky and Poorly Insulated. The building envelope is the single, greatest factor effecting a home's energy costs and comfort. Indoor air quality and other operating costs like maintenance and durability are directly dependent on the building envelope. It is the most permanent feature of a [...]

By | 2017-02-23T15:56:12+00:00 May 13th, 2014|Home Building|Comments Off on Antique Framing for your Building Envelope?

Sustainable Gardens & Living

“A sustainable garden works in harmony with nature" Plant trees, which will cool your home in the summer and help store carbon from the atmosphere in the soil Grow your own food in order to reduce the distance your food travels before it arrives in your kitchen. Compost in order to feed your garden while [...]

By | 2017-02-23T15:57:48+00:00 May 5th, 2014|Green Living|Comments Off on Sustainable Gardens & Living