Tag Archives: sustainability

Why you should consider solar panels and a home battery for your home

With the demand for renewable energy on the rise and projected to continue to increase in the future, solar energy is something you should consider when remodeling your home. Solar energy is a great way for you to participate in … Continue reading

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Thermal Comfort in Your Office and Home

By Marie Barron, Designer, The Kastrop Group, Inc., Architects Last week we finally got some rain, and the weather’s finally cooling from the summer months to remind us that winter is approaching.  With this transition, I wanted to take the … Continue reading

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Waste Disposal: Can good design help with recycling?

By Lorianna Kastrop, Vice President, The Kastrop Group, Inc., Architects This morning I realized that waste disposal is not ordinarily a priority in space planning, but it should be. I was cleaning up after cooking in my kitchen and I … Continue reading

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Parking, not construction cost, is often the limiting factor for projects

When a building owner or developer assesses the feasibility of building out a property, the limiting factor might not be construction cost, but the availability of parking. In many retail, office, multi-family residential, or mixed-use commercial zones parking is so … Continue reading

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