Miscellaneous Category

Saving Water with Style

There’s a craze going around lately in the pursuit of saving water in more ways than one, whether it be scheduling when to water the garden, or washing dishes, or even taking showers.

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Healthy Artistry

Check out our feature in the Summer 2016 Modern Home Builder Magazine (pg 62-67). This article displays our most recent design of the Holly Home which utilizes regionally grown wood that is non-toxic and low-maintenance. At EcoSafe Spaces we strive towards being health conscious in our construction and design.

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10 Dead Design Trends from the 2000’s

  1- Beige: Specifically the paint color “beige sand” or “builder beige” (as we called it in my production building days), but beige in general is out. White still rules, but greens and and blues are sizzling hot right now. With paint stay cool literally, and gain your warmth from intermittent pops of color like art, […]

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2015 International Builder’s Show

Heading out to Las Vegas next week for the 2015 International Builders Show! Booths representing vendors and educators from around the world will be on hand to talk shop via classes and demonstrations. This “exclusive to  the building industry” trendsetting annual show, last for three full days Jan.20-22. I’m most looking forward to the building […]

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McMansion Surveys: Design & Compatibility Standards of Austin, TX

Austin, TX has some very particular design standards when it comes to preventing inter-city Monster houses, aka McMansions.

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Create Your Own Light Saber! LED Adhesive Strip Lights

LED strip lights are FUN! Superbright LEDs.com is our primary source. They offer package deals, or à la cart purchases. In terms of install prep, here’s our preferred method: Set a standard 120v outlet, controlled by a switch. Add more than one outlets to the same switch if you want. Do your best to hide the outlets as […]

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Air Purification for HVAC: Guardian REME

The future of indoor Air Purification fits nicely inside your typical HVAC equiptment. It is called the Guardian Air REME.   I used to think standard UV lights were the way to go, but after hearing reports back from my HVAC technicians about gaskets and filters that were getting eaten up by the intensity of […]

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Electromagnetic Fields

Tip: Don’t place your bed against an exterior wall that has an electrical service panel on adjacent side, as this could increase your exposure to harmful electromagnetic fields. Instead put a painting/piece of furniture like dresser/cabinet on that wall. Doug Cameron is a Healthy, High-Performance Builder & Remodeler with EcoSafe Spaces, LLC in Austin, TX.

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Perfect Weather…What’s the Problem?

Something I think about a lot..especially on days when the weather outside is perfect, oddly enough is “indoor air quality.” Here’s why..  

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