The Benefits of Timber Frame

When you consider that the majority of newly built homes are timber frame, it is obvious that there are marked benefits from this type of construction. Countries with wet and harsh climates, like Canada, Scotland and Scandanavia are increasingly choosing timber frame as the preferred method of building and, in doing so, are reaping the…

Passive Houses

About Passive Houses Credit. Green Match When planning to build a house, we obviously pay close attention to factors such as costs, architectural design, as well as how comfortable and how functional it will be. But more and more often we find ourselves thinking about energy efficiency. If we want to have a house that…

Sustainable Construction Materials

What Does Sustainable Construction Mean? Courtesy of Green Match. Sustainable construction is often referred as sustainable design or green building. Its main purpose is finding sustainable alternatives throughout the building’s life-cycle – that is, from the design phase, going through construction, operation, maintenance and renovation, to the demolition stage. Using green building methods allows you to…