Category: Green Building

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Bidet

Bidets increasingly popular in master bath remodels Master bathroom remodels have been a Meadowlark specialty since the economy started an upswing a couple years ago. Homeowners’ master bathroom requests tend to …

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Shades of Green Building

Shades of Green Building So, what does “green” mean to you? It’s a question that I’ve been asking around the office for a few months now. It sounds like an …

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Now what are they doing with the roof – solar shingles?

How many of you have driven by our offices at 3250 West Liberty in Ann Arbor and wondered “now what are they doing with the roof?” We have had a busy …

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photo of woman with window blinds

As the temperature and humidity rise, we have to deal with the cost of cooling our homes. It is easy to turn on air conditioners to keep the temperature down, but …

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solar-panels

Aside from all of the noise we are working under, we Meadowlark folks are all pretty darn excited about the latest project going on here at our offices. We are …

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Marsie Klug

Warm, sunny June days turn me into a part-time bike commuter. The ride slows me down, allowing me to enjoy the sights that normally get unnoticed when I drive. Biking also …

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Construction for Dummies – Passive House Wall Construction

I recently was emailed photos from project manager Jake on a current Meadowlark custom home project and I was intrigued by the amount of “stuff” that was going on with the …

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Bringing it Home and Keeping it All in the Family

by Susan Christian We have stepped outside of our usual geographic area and headed north to Midland to help build a home that we are pretty darn excited about. As …

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wooden-doors

When most people hear the word “green” used in conjunction with home remodeling, their first thought is usually saving money on energy costs. However, at Meadowlark, we know that being …

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green-field

This home has earned the nickname “Green Country Ranch.” Depending on your particular inclinations, you can see it as a ranch house that is resource efficient, a country ranch that …

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Ann Arbor’s MLive Covers Future-Ready Deep Green Home

Thanks to Lizzy Alfs at MLive for her wonderful article “Lower Burns Park house converted to deep green single-family home.” This article talks about Meadowlark’s recently finished gut/rehab aptly named the “Pushing The …

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