2211 W 50TH | Kennewick, WA 99337

Phone: (509) 528-2932

2211 W 50TH | Kennewick, WA 99337

(509) 528-2932

(509) 528-2932

Energy Efficiency

Keeping the Cold Out and the Warm In

Keeping the Cold Out and the Warm In

The weather has turned cold for the past week and the  Brady home is doing very well. One of the big areas that many of our friends have noticed is lack of air drafts. Many times when you are sitting around reading, watching TV or lounging you feel drafts and your heating system is consistently…

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Healthy Home Maintenance

Healthy Home Maintenance Life in the Brady Home. As with any new home, there have been some issues. One area that has been of concern has been our second energy bill from the Public Utility District (PUD). In previous posts I have discussed how this Energy Efficient Home was designed; including the very tight building…

Energy Efficient Living in the Brady Home

Energy Efficient Living in the Brady Home

Our entry in the 2013 Tri-City Parade of Homes (The Brady Home) which achieved very high energy scores: 1.7 blower door test, the tightest home the evaluator has ever tested– he tested it twice, and it still came out with the same score. A HERS rating of below 40, which exceeds Energy Star by requirements…

2013 Parade of Homes

2013 Parade of Homes

  2013 Parade of Homes Home #26 Inspiration Estates Thank you to all of the people who have come out and seen the “Brady” Home!! The first weekend of the Parade of Homes was AWESOME and we throughly enjoyed sharing this home with you!! If you were unable to get out this weekend there is…

JR Vogtman; Architectural Drafting and Design

JR Vogtman; Architectural Drafting and Design

JR Vogtman Owner: V3 Drafting and Design A Home with a VIEW! Stepping onto the lot for the first time, there was no doubt in JR’s mind what was going to be the focus of this design…the VIEW. The lot is situated atop Inspiration Estates and has a view of most of the Tri-Cities. With…

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Building an Energy Efficient Home

It is all about the “Shell”: Building an Energy Efficient Home Many of us who like to play in the beautiful outdoors like to wear a wind and waterproof shell to keep us warm in inclement weather. This thinking can be applied to one of the key ideals to building an Energy Efficient Home. The more attention paid to…

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Energy Efficient Home Building

In the Tri-Cities area we are known for our hot summers. There is truth to this reputation, our AC units work hard to cool our homes during the summer months. But the reality is that more often the heating days in a Mid-Columbia home are higher than cooling days. Regardless of which is higher, we…

Insulated Concrete Forms (ICFs)

Insulated Concrete Forms (ICFs)

Dan is one of the few General Contractors in the Tri-City area who has used ICFs to build a home. His expertise with this product allows him to not only create a beautiful home with ICF walls, but to also to accurately estimate how many ICF forms are needed, thus eliminating extra costs and excessive…

Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) for Energy Efficient Homes

Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) for Energy Efficient Homes

Another way of framing Dan uses that is highly Energy Efficient  and becoming increasingly popular is the use of SIPs or Structural Insulated Panels. These are factory made panels that are already filled with foam insulation, which makes for a very tight building envelop for your finished home: SIPs homes are:  66% more energy efficient…

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Solving New Home Issues: Ensuring Peak Performance

Life in the Brady Home. As with any new home, there have been some issues. One area that has been of concern has been our second energy bill from the Public Utility District (PUD). In previous posts I have discussed how this Energy Efficient Home was designed; including the very tight building envelope, and three…