Michelle Van Raay had a mission: To build a contemporary custom home with a distinct aesthetic that would also be a functional, comfortable retreat for her family.
Windows play a major role in passive solar design and ventilation strategies that can make a home more comfortable, and contribute to heating and cooling that doesn't cost a dime.
Noted systems-built home expert Michael Harris has joined ProudGreenHome.com as an Approved Contributing Expert.
Systems-built homeowners adding third addition to support their green living lifestyle.
Respect for the environment, energy efficiency and sustainability are part of Lindal Cedar Homes' DNA
On July 2015 Lindal Cedar Homes celebrated its 70 anniversary, and its role in developing custom-built cedar homes that allow for many ways to go green.
Lindal’s proprietary trim systems allow you to personalize your Lindal home throughout its entirety or in individual rooms.
The Lindal Cedar Homes "green package" includes advanced framing, Energy Star™ rated cedar-framed windows with energy-efficient glazing and other resource-efficient upgrades.
According to the Department of Energy, insulation is the number one recommended choice for energy efficiency savings. During the planning of a systems built home, engineers and local dealers work to determine the amount of insulation that provides the best R-value for a home in a specific geographic area.
A home’s siding is the biggest decision to complement a Lindal Cedar Home’s distinctive architectural design.
Lindal’s higher quality materials have been engineered over the decades to provide maximum efficiency and cost-effective maintenance over the lifetime of the home.
The Post and Beam style is what Lindal Cedar Homes built its reputation on, providing an open, airy interior, expansive glass and easy flow from room to room.
The local independent dealer works hard to coordinate your home building materials kit order with the builder – from drawing and approving the plans to scheduling the shipment and delivery from the Lindal headquarters.
The Lindal Cedar Homes independent dealer in your area has been extensively trained with not only construction requirements. He or she has been trained to suggest the latest energy efficient technologies and include...
If you are considering building a new Lindal Cedar Home then you have already realized the unique, contemporary design history of Lindal and how your personality and dreams are incorporated in the design.
A home is usually the largest financial purchase for us. It is important to fully learn all of the attributes and possible detriments of a building site before building a home...
Lindal Cedar Homes’ environmental philosophy has never been one to “take”. Its philosophy is to use and replace. Western red cedar is the choice of wood used in Lindal homes, using smaller logs to maintain quality, not “old growth”.
Lindal Cedar Homes has built over 50,000 homes worldwide, including Europe, Japan, The Caribbean, and North America. As the company grew two things were never compromised...
Success is often attributed to innovation. Lindal Cedar Homes founder, Sir Walter Lindal, was often considered beyond his years six decades ago as he methodically and creatively incorporated sustainable green initiatives with...
The entire process of a Lindal home, from forest to completion at the building site is a proven, well-orchestrated endeavor. Over 200 Lindal employees are hands-on from planning, designing, development, assembling and...