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Solar Powered Pumping System

Are you in the process of building a log home?

Most of us choose a rural location for our log homes and that means electrical power can sometimes not be as reliable as it is in the more populated areas. As a result, you may be looking for an alternative solution or a back-up system. […]

The Owner-Built Log House

It is a funny coincidence that my last post was about a book I suggested for those who might be considering building a log home themselves. Today’s post is about another book that I highly recommend.

People have been building homes from logs and heavy timbers for thousands of years. In North America log homes […]

Log Home Green Acquisition

Did the log home industry just get bigger or smaller?

One of the log home industry’s most prominent players, PrecisionCraft Log & Timber Homes, entered into an agreement last week with Canadian based PFB Corporation to be acquired. You can read their press release here: http://www.precisioncraft.com/mediaroom/Pressreleases/PreCraft-PFB.html

Green building has been a […]

Green plastic buildings or log homes?

In those few remaining areas where we still have control over choosing the quality of our life, log home living is a choice whose time has come. […]

Log Homes: The Original Eco-friendly and Sustainable Building Solution

Log homes are the original green building solution made completely from the earth’s most plentiful resource. One of the choices we have as it relates to making responsible ‘green’ decisions is the materials we select to build our homes, and a log home offers a sustainable and environmentally-friendly solution to energy conservation and natural resources […]

‘Green’ Log Home Info in the News

Green is good. We all acknowledge this and nowhere is this more apparent than in the log home industry. As you might imagine, I see a lot of log home information fly across my monitor and as it relates to green building and voluntary recycling efforts. Recently, there has been a flurry of news that […]

A Log Home Community in Florida

Darian Estates is a ‘Log Home Community’ in Florida, owned by David Di Massino of DDM Developing, Inc. David and I have been exchanging emails for a few months and I suggested recently that we do an interview because of his unique approach to this log home project. What follows is the result of our […]

What’s more American than log homes?

The unique style and splendor of modern log homes is one of the reasons this niche has risen to become one of the fastest growing segments of the home building industry. […]

Green Building Products & Services

What are your favorite green building solutions?

Interest in green building products and services has exploded over the last few years. These green building solutions are being sought after not only because of their environmental impact, but because they can save energy while making your home healthier, quieter, and more comfortable. As a custom […]

Green will grow the log home industry

I applaud their determination to push the GREEN LOG Homes & Lifestyle Awards™ forward as such a program will help to raise the awareness of prospective log home buyers and introduce new people to our industry. […]