Posts Tagged ‘general construction’
Heating Your Home the Energy-Efficient Way
It sounds like a simple problem, but even experienced HVAC consultants and general contractors struggle with it: how do you keep your home or business “just warm enough” to maximize comfort and minimize energy use?
The Second Law of Thermodynamics (which concerns entropy) states that energy will naturally flow from an ordered to a disordered state. If your home is hot, and the outside is cold, the force of entropy will try to disburse energy from your home, until the outside and inside environments are in balance. When it’s 38 degrees outside and raining/ sleeting, that’s not ideal! Read the rest of this entry »
Our Castro Valley general construction team often works with landlords and investors on complex development projects. Whether clients build massive, complex structures or deal with relatively small scale operations, they always face maintenance challenges. Read the rest of this entry »
Let’s face it, people. It’s already 2012. It’s about time that some of the crazy futuristic technologies featured in the science fiction movies and TV shows of our youth became reality. Fortunately, kitchen designers have not disappointed. If you transported a lucky soul from, say 1959 to present, he (or she) would be flabbergasted by some of the unreal kitchen tech that’s currently available (and surprisingly affordable). Read the rest of this entry »