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Log Home Construction and Maintenance, Part III: Delivery Day

For more information on Hearthstone or a free consultation CONTACT US Reprinted from Hearthstone, Inc.’s Construction and Maintenance Manual © 1999 Introduction: Knowing how to prepare for delivery and properly stack and store building materials is important. Certain materials and services must be secured before delivery day. If you have followed the requirements, you will […]

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Log Home Maintenance and Repair-Part II: Preparing To Build

Reprinted from Hearthstone, Inc.’s Construction and Maintenance Manual© 1999 For more information on Hearthstone or Mountain Construction please CONTACT US We are custom home builders for North Carolina and Tennessee. We build homes in Boone, Blowing Rock, Linville, Banner Elk, Lake James,NC and Watauga Lake,TN. This article outlines the processes involved in preparing your site […]

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NAHB Model Green Home Building Guidelines Checklist

For more information on building or a free consultation CONTACT US NAHB Model Green Home Building Guidelines Checklist The NAHB National Green Building Program helps any builder, anywhere build a green home. When you attend the NAHB National Green Building Conference, work toward your Certified Green Professional™ educational designation or plan the green features in […]

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Proper Plumbing: Everything you ever wanted to know about sustainable plumbing strategies

For information on green building or a free consultation contact Mountain Construction By Stacy Hunt Reprinted from Green Builder Magazine, October 2010, Before I begin, I have a confession to make. I’m an energy bigot. Most of my work is in the energy and environmental construction industry, dealing with engineers, analysts, researchers and policy makers. […]

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Plan For Solar

For more information on building or a free consultation CONTACT US Plan for Solar: Planning for solar before a project gets under way is the key to successfully harnessing the sun. By Tux Turkel Reprinted from Green Builder Magazine, October 2010 greenbuildermag.com After 30 years of living in a home that was hot in summer […]

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EPA’s Green Power Partnership

For more information on GREEN BUILDING or a free consultation CONTACT US Reprinted from Newsweek, October 25, 2010, Special Advertising Section For many companies, electricity usage is the primary source of their greenhouse gas emissions. To dramatically reduce these emissions and fight climate change, a growing number of organizations are switching to green power, which […]

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Log Home Construction and Maintenance Part I: Considerations Before Delivery

For more information on Hearthstone or a free consultation CONTACT US Reprinted from Hearthstone, Inc.’s Construction and Maintenance Manual © 1999 This article outlines the processes involved in the early stages of preparing for your Log or Timber Frame Home. 1. Changes and Revisions We work hard for you in order that your new home will […]

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Why Wind Power for North Carolina?

For more information on sustainable building contact Mountain Construction One of the biggest issues in the world today is our reliance of non-renewable energy resources. The United States has made increasing efforts to denounce its dependency on foreign oil and create new sources of alternative energy. The largest contributor to global warming has been the […]

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Sustainable Wood Products: Reclaimed Lumber

For more information on building or a free consultation CONTACT US Sustainable Wood Products: Reclaimed Lumber One eco-friendly option when searching for sustainable wood products is the use of reclaimed wood. Reclaimed lumber involves the use of wood products previously used in the construction of old structures that are commonly disposed of during the demolition […]