green building

Green Building Tips for your Home

With the popularity of sustainable building practices ever on the rise, it’s important to consider this option for building your own dream home. Here we’ll discuss the implications of green building, best practices, and structural performance comparisons.


SIPs vs. Stick-Built Construction

The main contributor to the exceptional efficiency of a timber home is the building envelope, starting with structural insulated panels (SIPs).

Building Green From The Ground Up

Learn how to incorporate environment-friendly living methods into the details, construction and design of your new log home.

Energy Efficiency 101: Innovative Homebuilding Techniques

Watch this video to learn the basics of how to create a home with energy efficient designs that will save you money and decrease your footprint.

Window Shopping

Our go-to guide for choosing the best windows for your timber home.

Energy Efficiency for Today’s Log Home

Learn how improvements in building materials and developments in log home construction methods have increased the energy efficiency of logs.

A Timber Home’s Energy Envelope

In this free guide, learn how a timber home's foundation, walls, windows & doors and roof work together to control energy.

All About Log Homes

This free infographic answers many of the basic questions people have about log homes today.

The Science of Enclosure Systems

The efficient and energy- minded design of a timber home starts with the enclosure system.

Industry Insider: Tedd Benson

One of the most celebrated homebuilders in America, Tedd Benson is a true champion of the traditional timber-frame home — with a modern twist.

Panel Discussion: The Truth About SIPs

How SIPS can save you energy, time and money.