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Log Homes are Healthy Homes

Consider the number of hours you and your family spend indoors. As you sit around the dining room table or watch TV, you want to feel confident that the air you breathe is clean. The general air quality of your indoor environment is largely determined by the building materials used to construct your home. Therefore, [...]

Log Home Building Codes in the News

From the Log Homes Council – NH Codes Now Recognize Log Building Standards The following is a summary of an article written by Rob Pickett, for the Log Homes Council. For the first time ever, building a log home in New Hampshire is covered by an International Codes Council (ICC) Standard that is referenced in [...]

What is Green Building?

There is a great deal of interest in “green building.”  But, what exactly is green building and how do you know if your builder is really complying with green building standards? Green building can be defined in a number of ways. The goal of most people is to build their home with the least impact [...]

Log Homes, a Natural Green Building Solution

Building and living “Green” is good for your health, conserves energy and protects the environment. Log homes are the original green building solution made directly from the earth’s natural resource. This abundant, beautiful and renewable natural resource is 100% green. Building green is a hot topic among building professionals and consumers – for good reason. [...]