One of the greatest challenges in designing and building new homes is: How do "we" as designers come up with a design that is recognized by all that work on it throughout the project as worth putting their thought and
The excavator broke ground this fall 2014 on the new home that we're designing on Quinn Creek Road, just east of Bozeman, Montana (please see a write-up and renderings of this design here). As you can see, this home will
We at Greenovision are excited to be working on a new design for a home that will be built on Quinn Creek Road, just outside of Bozeman. This is a 2500 square foot passive solar home (plus garage) that that
Written by Mark Pelletier and Emily Varmecky. Edited by John Burbidge. Think of the most beautiful and uplifting home you’ve been in. What did you remember most, the builder’s material contributions—the granite counter tops, the walk-in closet, and the bathroom vanity?
The benefits of energy efficient homes It is difficult to make energy improvements to a home that is already built, so it is important to implement energy-efficiency strategies and technologies while the home is still in the design phase. Spending more
Computer models of a passive solar home design A Passive solar home design I have been working on. Lots of initial concepts and models. This project is an example of design on a budget, simple renderings that flesh out only the
Recently I have been doing some material study renderings for a client who is a board member of the Firelight Meadows Condo Association in Big Sky, Montana. I was hired to design exterior remodels for the associations' duplexes, four-plexes, and
I want to report some news about the integration of a wood stove heat exchanger into my brother's shop, WerkHaus (see the project here), that I designed and built. Yep, my brother has finally finished off the heating system with the help of