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Denver sets goals for all-electric construction in new homes and buildings

This article originally appears in S&P Global Market Intelligence, Feb. 10th, 2021.
Denver has taken the first steps to set new goals for sustainable construction in future projects, this means the mile-high city will be moving away from natural gas heating.

City and county climate officials announced the policy in a blueprint for achieving net-zero energy status in Denver's new building stock, released on Jan. 26. In the plan, Denver's Office of Climate Action, Sustainability, and Resiliency, or CASR, committed to updating the building code in a way that will drive electrification in new homes and commercial real estate over the next decade.

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ADU Basement Remodeling: Building an ADU without Framing

As housing continues to become more scarce in Denver, city officials have come together to decide on proposals about the number of people (un-related) are allowed to live in a single-family dwelling. Following a developing story from the Denverite, Donna Bryson gives key points about a policy change for one of Denver’s more challenging problems.

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Denver Home Prices Reach New Record, Up $100k in a Year

A certain employee here at Sustainable Design Build has been known to fawn and drool over some of the tile finishes that past clients have chosen to have put into their home remodels. Our guy here argues that each type of tile offers unique benefits to achieve unique looks for any room. Therefore, it’s only fair to provide a little insight into the various tile options homeowners have for their future home remodels. Also in hopes, our team here at SDB can see more impressive tile designs. Doing a mosaic tile remodel finish are an inexpensive and creative way to change the appearance of a room.

Denver home prices reach new high in 2021
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Do You Know Your Tile: Mosaic Tile Remodel Finish

A certain employee here at Sustainable Design Build has been known to fawn and drool over some of the tile finishes that past clients have chosen to have put into their home remodels. Our guy here argues that each type of tile offers unique benefits to achieve unique looks for any room. Therefore, it’s only fair to provide a little insight into the various tile options homeowners have for their future home remodels. Also in hopes, our team here at SDB can see more impressive tile designs. Doing a mosaic tile remodel finish are an inexpensive and creative way to change the appearance of a room.

Do you know your tile: mosaic tile remodel finish
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Top 10 Trends For A Home Remodel in 2021

The city of Denver is moving towards the future with an aggressive pace to achieve sustainability through net-zero energy goals in 2030. To achieve this goal, there will be new building codes and regulations to enforce more sustainable design and developments of new homes and buildings.

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Homeowners respond to a pandemic with remodeling and home improvement

Being encouraged to stay indoors, many Colorado residents have felt a certain sense of “cabin-fever’. In some homes it is too cramped or outdated, and with options to “get out of the house” becoming increasingly limited a second time, homeowners are looking for solutions. Bur beyond the needs of fitting an entire lifestyle into a home, owners are seeing room for improvements. The once dated bathroom now has an unbearable hue in the eye of the homeowner or the creaking floorboards start to be even louder than usual. Homeowners are spending so much more time in the house, the defects they once tolerated are now becoming a pain point. As a result, a growing number of homeowners all over the Denver area and State have been spending a lot on remodeling.

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10 Questions to Ask your Home Remodeling Contractor

Searching for a new contractor or for a company to handle your latest home improvement project can be tiresome and stressful. Customers can even fail to ask certain questions that can drive a decision if a home remodeling contractor is the right fit. The interview and bidding phase of a home remodeling, renovation, or construction project is if not the most important step for any homeowner. It is your home, your investment. So taking the time to truly understand the type of contractor you are letting into your home is vital. To gain insight into this concern, here are ten questions to ask a home remodeling contractor before hiring them.

10 questions to ask your home remodeling contractor 2021
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Ways to be Sustainable and Green in 2021

Homeowners are remodeling and its because of the pandemic that came into full swing in March. Forcing everyone retreat into their homes, whether they were ready or not. Employers and Schools were forced to implement their virtual offices and remote classrooms ahead of any planned schedule. Despite the initial growing pains, many people have come to prefer remote work. 

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