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LEED Certification

March 8, 2012 4:13 am Published by Leave your thoughts

If you do any amount of research into home building or new construction you will see or hear the acronym LEED. The US Green Building Council has developed LEED to certify homes, new construction and commercial building projects to achieve the highest level of quality and practices. LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental... Read More

Eola Hills Remodel

March 6, 2012 10:54 pm Published by Comments Off on Eola Hills Remodel

The Eola HIlls remodel consisted of rehabilitating an old farm house and constructing a second story addition. Cedar siding, slate flooring, reclaimed beams, and stone materials bring a new character and texture to the existing property. An exciting transformation! ... Read more

Eating An Elephant

February 20, 2012 3:03 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

How do you eat an elephant?  Easy.  One bite at a time. How does this apply to building custom homes?  Contracting to build a custom home will be a major event in your life.  It has also been compared to running a marathon, climbing a mountain, or giving birth.  There are many analogies that come... Read More

Nathan Good

February 10, 2012 6:44 am Published by Comments Off on Nathan Good

Introducing Featured Architect – Nathan Good Nathan Good, AIA, Architect, LEED AP Nathan Good is a renowned and award-winning green architect located in Portland, Oregon.  He is recognized by NW Home Magazine as one of the Top 50 Architects in The Northwest, and Fine Homebuilding Magazine featured one of Nathan’s projects on the cover of... Read More

Building Green Council

February 1, 2012 3:17 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Our goal at Winsome Construction is not only to build the smartest and most energy efficient buildings, it is also to make sure every structure that is built is better than the last, whether we work on the build or not. The goal is to reduce our reliance on natural resources, improve air quality (both... Read More