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Bringing Light into a Historic Toronto Home

Bringing Light into a Historic Toronto Home

Bringing Light into a Historic Toronto Home This project from Architect Terrell Wong tackles two great green measures right away: as a renovation, it transforms a historic building into a newly updated efficient building (the greenest building is the one already there), and it converted this single-family into a two-family (yay for … read more

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Most-Read Blog Posts of 2019

Most-Read Blog Posts of 2019

475's Top Ten Most-Read Blog Posts of 2019 Popularity may be a metric best left in high school, yet, in the age of web analytics, we can’t help but wonder who our audience voted Most Likely To Succeed. By the numbers, here’s what you and your fellow 475 blog readers were most interested in. What’s your favorite post, and why? Is yours … read more

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New Day School Brings A New Day for Early Education

New Day School Brings A New Day for Early Education

New Day School Brings A New Day for Early Education When New Day School, a Neo-Humanist preschool in Southeast Portland Oregon, looked for a team to execute the design and renovation of their Kishalay Building, Green Hammer Design Build’s passion for stewardship, balance and wellbeing was in harmony with the school’s own focus on co … read more

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Weather Resistive Barrier Cheat Sheet

Weather Resistive Barrier Cheat Sheet

Weather Resistive Barrier Cheat Sheet A guide to advantages and differences between Pro Clima exterior membranes If you’ve spent your days thinking WRBs are just a required, code-minimum, flimsy sheets of spunbonded olefin housewrap or other single ply sheathing membrane; all with little difference between them, you may be shocked whe … read more

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Student Builders Lead The Way at Studio 804

Student Builders Lead The Way at Studio 804

Student Builders Lead The Way at Studio 804 INTELLO Plus Delivers Airtightness on Stunning University of Kansas Collaboration If the high performance building movement is going to change the construction industry as we know it, we not only need to deliver comfort, safety, and efficiency; we also need beauty. The student team at Stu … read more

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Inventory Closures and Holiday Hours

Inventory Closures and Holiday Hours

Inventory Closures and Holiday Hours If you're in the middle of building project don't delay getting your must-have materials orders in. Along with usual holiday closures we're pausing for our annual materials inventory that requires the warehouse required in order to get an accurate count of our staock. Here's the schedule of events … read more

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