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How One Aspen House Lives Up to LEED

Dwell
Allie Weiss & Brent Moss Photography
Monday, September 26, 2016

Smart technology helps a house in Aspen, Colorado, stay on its sustainable course.

The Aspen residence of architects Sarah Broughton and John Rowland aims to leave the pristine local landscape intact. “Every drop of water that lands on the property finds its way to the bocce ball court, which is our storm-water filtration system,” Rowland says. “By the time it leaves, and heads to the aquifer, it’s as pure as it can get.”

Simplicity, In All Its Complexity

Tahoe Quarterly
Kyle Magin & Vance Fox Photography
Wednesday, June 1, 2016

“People say modernism is minimalist—if everything looks so clean, it must be easy,” Jones says. “In truth, it’s exactly the opposite. It’s easier to apply more and more layers of wood to cover up the sins of framing or the natural materials. Making it trim-less or with minimal trim is more challenging. It’s a challenge we as a company and our carpenters are into. We like to make it as clean as possible we look for those details that can show off the contemporary style.”

Home On The Range

Rustic Country Magazine, Winter 2015
Kathleen Birmingham & Gibeon Photography
Tuesday, December 1, 2015

As the builder, Tom worked with a team of architects and designers who listen carefully to the homeowner's requests. "They wanted to have the look of a Texas ranch house, and we achieved that with the stonework and the wider covered verandas that invite you to just sit outside and enjoy the view," Tom says. Attention to detail, from the hammered steel metalwork and the wire-distressed wood for the interior to the careful selection of the reclaimed Austrian pines for both the floor and the ceiling beams, defines this home as both timeless and welcoming.

Nor-Cal Floor Design Awarded Best of Houzz 2016

Houzz
Friday, February 19, 2016
We are excited for our partner in Northern California, Nor-Cal Floor Design has been awarded with the Best of Houzz for Customer Service in 2016:

We are honored to be chosen by more than 35 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than one million active home building, remodeling, and design industry professionals. At Nor-Cal Floor Design we make it our goal to provide quality customer service that you can always rely on within the community.

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