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iPad Pro For Construction Pros

Many years ago, iPhone changed my professional world. Now iPad’s Pro version (and corresponding fine-tip pressure sensitive stylus a.k.a. Pencil) plus apps like BIM Viewer and Adobe Sketch (shown in this video) are absolutely taking it to the next level. Additional add ons available these days (such as the Canvas App) are literally unbelievable. Enjoy! Doug Cameron is a Healthy, High-Performance […]

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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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Review: Construction Instruction App

About a year ago, I had the pleasure of hearing Mark Laliberte, a building science guru, speak at a seminar here in Austin, TX. Tons of good info(mainly about what not to do) was shared. One of the cooling tidbits I walked away with was a free app called Construction Instruction. Mark has teamed up […]

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Product Review:Sansin Enviro Stain- Glacier Clear

I love working with non-toxic stains, but I also love the way oil based products set up and coagulate so evenly. The Sansin Enviro Stain: Glacier Clear (for interiors) is both, because it is a non-toxic water/plant oil based hybrid.  Another great feature of this product, is the fact that it does not Amber in UV light […]

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Wunderlist: Project Management Tool

My beautiful wife, a manager for a cloud computing company here in Austin, recently turned me on to Wunderlist. What’s that you ask? Wunderlist is a state of the art smart phone App that is capable of syncing to your computer and/or tablet via the cloud. As a project manager in the construction industry, I used […]

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Product Review: Vermont Natural Coatings

Unconventional stains are tricky to figure out at first, but there are definitely a few out there that more than make the grade! For us, Vermont Natural Coatings tintable water based stain, was a quality product that was pleasant for the applicator and everyone else to be around. There was no odor, and no feelings […]

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Breathable " Slick Finish" Stucco

La Habra Slick Finish Stucco is a great form of breathable stucco. Looks amazing too! Doug Cameron is a Healthy, High-Performance Builder & Remodeler with EcoSafe Spaces, LLC in Austin, TX.  

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Hard Surface, Health Conscious Flooring at 1/2 the Cost!

Finishing/refinishing wood floors with a low-VOC water based floor finish is great (as opposed to a traditional oil based polyurethane)!! But what if you could take it to the next level and eliminate the need for the wood floor all together. That is exactly what we did with the office floor in the video below. […]

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Product Review: "Anderson" Automated Clerestory Windows

Natural Ventilation is a beautiful thing, especially when the windows open and close by themselves..  

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Non-Toxic Cabinet Stains and Sealers

Ozmo stains and sealers, we love ’em. Fabulous performance without the headache…literally. These finishes allow the wood to retain their natural color and properties while allowing the wood to breathe as well. We use this stain on all our cabinets for a beautiful finish. The product is eco-friendly and safe, turning your wood floors and cabinets […]

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