A Brief History on Our Relationship to Air Quality Sustainable building factors in the health of the inhabitants, the impact on the community, and the impact on the earth. The definition of sustainability on dictionary.com specifically states “avoidance of the depletion of natural resources in order to maintain an ecological balance.” Being mindful of […]
The owners of this beautifully renovated house will be moving in soon! We are still in awe of this transformation! Check out these photos that follow our last project update. Photos of the completed project will be posted soon! Be sure to check back here and our Facebook page for updates.
We are excited to show you the transformation of this classic 1950s ranch. We designed the renovations to make the living, kitchen and dining spaces more open and functional. It also included new windows throughout the house to help make it more efficient and allow more light into the house. Check out these progress photos! […]
One of the biggest misconceptions of an “airtight” building is the fact that you have to live in a closed box, you can’t open your windows, your house can’t “breathe” and you can’t live like a normal human being. However this is not the case. Air-tight means unwanted air is not coming into your house, […]
Environmental Impacts of Solar Energy, by Tom Kacandes Friend and colleague, Tom Kacandes, thoroughly evaluates the environmental impacts of solar panels. He uses the “life cycle” of the panels to show the effects of solar energy compared to other forms of electrical energy. In short, solar overshadows every other form of electrical energy, even wind […]
Welcome to Our Blog! The go-to spot for everything: Architecture, Green Building, Wellness and Sustainability related! We’ll be creating posts aimed to help YOU stay informed about the values of green buildings and their positive effects on the built environment and the generations to come. Wellness Alfandre Architecture PC, is a full-service architecture firm committed to […]