green home design

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Welcome back to the Frusterio Design Blog! Today I wanted to share with you some fun weekend reading. As I have mentioned before, I enjoy reading light and easy pieces over the weekend as I relax in my garden with a cup of tea. I...

Although “green” is now very much in the nation’s vernacular, green builders should not assume that consumers are sold on sustainability, Suzanne Shelton, president and CEO of the Shelton Group, told the NAHB National Green Building Conference last month in Dallas. Shelton said that prospective buyers...

Find a great local builder. If you are building in a new location or if you are building a vacation home, find a local builder. Doing this gives you a lot of advantages. Builders oversee the house, while sub-contractors do the actual building, and a...

It's a common joke that we are behind the times here in Alabama. I personally like to think that we move a little slower here because we allow ourselves to stop and smell the roses every once in awhile...