“All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.” – Erma Bombeck Courage and colour choice notwithstanding, many of us decide to go with wood flooring in at least some of the rooms in our houses, avoiding persistent stains and other hassles associated with wall-to-wall carpeting. Moreover, wood flooring with a few well-placed area rugs is arguably a more sophisticated option; it’s also suitable for most rooms, with the exception of the bathroom. Wood flooring of many widths and finishes can bring a warm Continue Reading
Wood Flooring: A Preferred Cho...
Why You Should Build Green ...
The next trend in home building is “green building”, which means your next home can be energy efficient. Creating an energy efficient home is not as hard as it seems. Just by making the simple decision to build your house greenly, you are half way there. It all begins with a thought, which leads to your new energy efficient home. Look to the experienced team of Calgary Infill Builders, Sunset Homes, when considering green building. Sunset Homes is well on it’s way to becoming a member of Built Green Canada and getting their EnterGuide certification from Natural Resources Canada. Continue Reading
How Do We Build Energy Efficie...
A lot of people seem to have the misconception that building an energy efficient home is costly and requires a lot of extra efforts. However, this is only a natural reaction to something that is still relatively new. Although the concept of energy efficient homes (also called green homes) has been around for a few decades, it is only in recent years that the idea has entered the mainstream. The first thing you need to know about a green home is that it does not have to look like something straight out of science fiction. Any ordinary looking house can Continue Reading
Solar panel, a green initiate...
Green building refers to an environmentally responsible and resource-efficient process of a building’s life-cycle: from design, construction, operation, maintenance, renovation, and demolition. Taking Green Building Canada’s initiatives seriously, Sunset Homes Calgary infill builder, offers multiple energy-saving options that are affordable and sustainable – one of which are solar panels. A solar panel is a connected assembly of photocells that converts sunlight into electricity in commercial and residential applications. Solar Panels can be custom made to fit your home in various shapes and sizes. These panels are then installed to the roof of your new custom home with wiring leading to Continue Reading