What does it mean to have a perfect home anyway? Well, some might say that custom building is about as close as you can come to getting your perfect home. Other times, you might be walking down the street, minding your own business, when you stumble upon the most charming cottage you've ever laid eyes on. Yes, searching for a home feels a little like trying to find that special someone you'd like to wake up to every morning. Because, to be honest, your home is where you spend a lot of time, and you want to feel as ...
At Pringle Creek Community, we are all about providing sustainable and innovative home options. When it comes to building, we’d like to re-introduce you to ICF. ICF stands for insulated concrete forms. It’s composed of concrete, expanded polystyrene (EPS), and metal support structures to secure the inside. When you see a home made out of ICF being constructed, it almost looks like a gigantic Lego project!
What is EPS anyway? It almost sounds and looks like styrofoam, but it’s not! EPS doesn’t release CFCs (chlorofluorocarbons) into the air, and can be re-used multiple times. You might remember hearing about the ...
At Pringle Creek Community, we’ve been doing green building since the beginning. We get that it’s where the future of building is going, and we also adhere to the highest of green building standards with every home being LEED certified. It comes as no surprise that more builders are beginning to follow these practices that we have been advocating since we were founded.
GREEN BUILDING CATCHES ON
NAHB, Dodge study: Third of builders report building green on more than 60% of portfolio.
BUILDER | September 27, 2017 | View original source.
A new study out Wednesday from Dodge Data & Analytics and the ...