Bay Area Green Tours: Movable Feast June 2014

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One of the great things about living in the San Francisco Bay Area is the access to a really great food scene, heavily invested in the farm to table movement. I can’t think of a better way to experience this firsthand than with a unique BALLE Movable Feast Tour. Showcased on the Bay Area Green Tours website, this seems like such a great way to experience the locavore movement right here at home. This 3 …

Brett HaynesBay Area Green Tours: Movable Feast June 2014

ClimatePro Goes to Puerto Rico: 2014 3M Prestige Dealer Conference

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Jeremy just got back from a great trip to San Juan, Puerto Rico. Besides soaking up some much needed sunshine, Jeremy came back totally charged up about some of the newest products from 3M. I thought we’d take a few moments to find out what the excitement was all about. B: I know you saw a ton of great products over there. What’s new? Is there one that really stands out to you? J: Most …

Brett HaynesClimatePro Goes to Puerto Rico: 2014 3M Prestige Dealer Conference

Eichler Homes: A Marinwood Eichler Evolves

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Midcentury Exterior by San Francisco Design-Build Firms building Lab, inc. Here’s another Eichler remodel, this time by Building Lab, and Oakland-based design-build firm. This particular Eichler home doesn’t have the usual atrium, but the walls of windows let ample light inside and give the owners the perfect view of their expertly landscaped yard. What do you think of this remodel? Let us know in the comments below. Midcentury Entry by San Francisco Design-Build Firms building …

Brett HaynesEichler Homes: A Marinwood Eichler Evolves

A Fair and Clear Comparison of 3M Prestige 70 and Vista EnerLogic 70

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The window film industry is progressing forward to release of some truly remarkable products. Window films that have been talked about and hoped for, are finally coming to the market. However, I do have some pointed remarks in regards to the way manufacturers seem to market their new products. Most notably this blog post from last year on the Vista window film blog. When I first saw this post I thought nothing of it, but …

Jeremy DobbinsA Fair and Clear Comparison of 3M Prestige 70 and Vista EnerLogic 70

Drones In The Skies Of San Francisco?

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Image Capture from Alex Cornell Youtube Video Most of you have probably already seen or heard of Amazon’s plans to use flying drones to deliver packages, unless you’ve been living under a rock. While some have claimed its fake here is confirmation its real and its happening. Personally, I heard about this and have been thinking it over for since. Its sounds absolutely amazing. Just think: within hours of placing an order, a flying robot …

Jeremy DobbinsDrones In The Skies Of San Francisco?

Eichler Home Tour: Pamela Lin of Urbanism Designs

Midcentury Exterior by Other Metro Interior Designers & Decorators Urbanism Designs Pamela Lin discovered this Eichler home in Sunnyvale, CA and decided to take on the task of redesigning the home herself. Her efforts were so successful, she ended up starting her own interior design firm. Check out her work and let us know what you think of it in the comments below. You can see more of her work here. Houzz Tour: An Eichler Remodel …

Brett HaynesEichler Home Tour: Pamela Lin of Urbanism Designs

The ABC’s of Energy Conservation: Insulation

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If fiberglass is the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of insulation, it’s time to expand your horizons. There are so many eco-friendly choices out there for this all important tool for energy conservation and it’s great to find a single resource full of options. Check out this article from Houzz.com and let us know what you think. Ecofriendly Cool: Insulate With Wool, Cork, Old Denim and More

Brett HaynesThe ABC’s of Energy Conservation: Insulation