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NORTH FACE® BACKPACK CONTEST WINNER

Robby Schwarz of Denver, Colorado, Heart of a Building’s first contest winner Enter the contest to win your Heart of a Building, North Face® Backpack. This month’s backpack giveaway is co-sponsored by our friends at SandBox Solar! Sign Up, Share the Love, and Come Back Often to enter to WIN the North Face® Crestone Backpack this November! Bryan Bowen, Boulder, Colorado —————————————————————————— October Contest Winner — Congratulation Patrick Hall of Wimberley Texas

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Keep Your Holiday Festive & Eco-Friendly

Get creative when it comes to wrapping paper. Yes, it’s so festive, but it is also wasteful, especially when you consider that premium gift wrap – which often includes plastic, dyes, and foils –  might not be able to be recycled. If you’re a giver, look for wrapping paper that is recycled (or post-consumer) or reuse where you can, such as giving the gift in a reusable bag. Use the newspaper and decorate your own gift with markers or crayons.…

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THRIVE VITALITY HOMES

Thrive Vitality Homes, Denver, Colorado | Each Vitality home features luxurious architecture combined with Thrive’s trademark Zero Energy construction, LEED certification, and a focus on cleaner indoor air. Vitality Thrive Homes are production built, single-family homes, which deliver zero-energy and zero-emission housing available to hundreds of home buyers every year in the Denver Metro area. Thrive’s decades-long vision was to optimize the health of the buyer. They did this by enhancing indoor air quality, comfort, and eliminating the home’s carbon…

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NANTES PUBLIC LIBRARY

Nantes Public Library, Gilcrest, Colorado | Nantes Public Library is a near passive house-compliant public building. The building design brought outstanding daylighting and comfort for occupants while delivering low utility bills [for the taxpayers of the district]. It has become the gem of the High Plains Library District. The project has merged people who had both conservative and progressive viewpoints to work together to create a building that is an example of being in ever greater harmony with Nature. Project…

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L’AVENIR TOWNHOMES

The L’Avenir Townhomes, Ft. Collins, Colorado | The L’Avenir townhomes, a 4-unit rowhome nestled next to Old Town Ft. Collins, Colorado, embodies a lifetime of design work and learning from the wife and husband team of Laurie and Bob Davis of Davis/Davis Architects. They deliver homes with an exceptionally light footprint on the Earth. Project Highlights Net zero-energy/zero-emissions  1-foot thick walls with extensive air-sealing, filled wall cavities, and exterior insulation Ground-source heat pump for heating and cooling with radiant delivery…

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WE’RE MAKING NEWS

Heart of a Building Video to Premiere First in Documentary Series on Rocky Mountain PBS for Earth Day 2021 Noted building science consultant Paul Kriescher showcases the heart-connected reasons why three Front Range projects chose to optimize their sustainability. DENVER, PRNewswire NEWS | Mar 10, 2021, 14:31 ET Heart of a Building, a video documentary series focusing on the why of environmentally harmonious building projects—is set to debut with an hour-long episode on Rocky Mountain PBS on April 24, 2021 at 3:30…

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12-SIMPLE STEPS | What You Can Do To Mitigate Climate Change

Each Tuesday – starting on December 1st, we’ll be bringing you a tip to help combat climate change. It doesn’t have to be a ‘big thing’ but there are so many simple, little steps you can take to reduce your negative impact on our environment. Look for a new tip each Tuesday. And, we’d love to hear from you: What are you doing? What tips are working for you? Share your comments here.

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SIMPLE STEP #3 | Could This Meeting Be A Call?

STEP #3 | Ask yourself: Could this meeting be a call? In the age of COVID-19 we’ve all become video call experts. So, before scheduling and driving to your next in-person meeting see if you can video conference or just talk on the phone. This one small step can add up and have a big impact. Yes, there will be times when you do need to meet face-to-face. For those occasions, try to walk, bike, carpool or take advantage of…

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Paul Kriescher, Executive Producer/Host
303.525.1158 | PaulK@heartofabuilding.com

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