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The Evolution of Fire Features Expands Residential Design Opportunities
Feature-rich fire innovations are providing architects and designers with design tools and resources to deliver aesthetically-integrated fireplaces that satisfy today’s highly-coveted goals of relaxing and gathering at home. While traditional fireplaces are still in demand, evolution in location, technology, and design have expanded the possibilities.
Fire Features Deliver Key Biophilic Design Goals
Create natural connections and health benefits within the built environment through thoughtfully-designed custom fireplaces. By including fire features within a biophilic-centered design approach, there are opportunities for infusing a space with natural elements that are visual, auditory, olfactory, and tactile. Custom fire features not only deliver ambiance, social centering, and visual captivation - but also create an element of relaxation and harmony that is essential to biophilic design.
The Calming Architecture of Color and Fire
Achieve dynamic multisensory features of light, color, heat, and sound through fire which promotes physical and mental wellness. A fire feature crafted to be harmonious with the overall design intention offers comfort, calm, and security in the built environment. For your clients and projects striving for interior spaces that support a wellness mission, the sensory principles of a fire can help deliver the overall impression and provide the health-inducing benefits they desire.
Treehouse vs. Greenhouse: Five Sustainable Eco Homes Built With Style
The role of the construction industry in combating climate change is a relatively new consideration, but one that is gaining prominence on sustainability agendas at a global scale. Individual home owners, contractors, and developers each have a role to play in reducing carbon emissions at the residential scale. Here are five project examples that illustrate how you can build single-family housing sustainably, with style.
Explore the Possibili-trees: Home Design Trends That Put Wood Front and Center
Two years into the pandemic, homeowners are looking to return to their roots. For home design trends, that means a pivot to warmer living spaces accented with wood tones that help residents relax and reconnect with nature, especially as families continue to spend time indoors. Continue reading for ways to keep your clients’ homes current while leaning on wood’s restorative nature to give them the calm and peace they’re seeking today.
Warm Up to Wood: Wood Walls and Ceilings Guaranteed to Wow
Americans are increasingly turning to professional builders and remodelers for their home renovation projects. But homeowners looking to increase the value of their residences need to be strategic in their upgrades. For builders and remodelers, that means the opportunity is now back on the table to offer homeowners cost-effective and stunning ways to improve the value of their homes, while employing one of the most versatile and easy-to-work with building materials available: wood.
Branch Out: Four Wood Renovations to Increase Home Value
Renovating for long-term ROI can be a balancing act. For homeowners, it’s important that renovations offer immediate benefits while also standing the test of time, both functionally and aesthetically. The key to timeless renovation is functional design rooted in tradition. One of the oldest and most renewable building materials—wood—is sustainable, stylish, and classic.
The Profit Process: Maximizing Results with Consumer Financing
If your clients financing needs are met, you will reap the benefits. And even people with less than stellar credit can get loans. Understanding their options will help you both accomplish your objectives.
Should Your Business Accept Credit Cards?
Offering clients the choice to make credit card payments is an affordable option that helps you get paid faster, without asking the client to sacrifice control or convenience. Here are some insights on why it might be time for your small business to start letting clients pay by credit card.