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5 Ways to Plan for Energy Efficiency

Oct 29, 2013

It’s no secret that building codes across the United States and beyond are becoming more stringent when it comes to the energy efficiency of the structure. While existing homes can be retrofitted to an extent, new home builders have the distinct advantage of being able to plan and prepare for higher efficiency and the savings […]

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A Timber Framer’s Perspective on Building

Sep 17, 2013

A traditional timber frame home’s building process, and the experiences had from that process are different for every party involved, whether it is the homeowner, the designer, or the builder. Today we spoke with Jason Beamish, the owner of Beam Craft Timber Framing and a longtime partner with Riverbend, to tell us his perspective on […]

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A Labor of Love in Kentucky

Sep 03, 2013

For Doug and Julie, the journey towards their dream home went beyond choosing the perfect location and creating a custom design; they wanted to build the home themselves. So after years of thought and research, the couple purchased farmland in Western Kentucky. With their lot secured, they began the search to find a company that […]

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Let’s Eat

Aug 06, 2013

It’s safe to say that eating is a fairly important ritual in most everyone’s day-to-day life. While the kitchen is an essential part of this ritual, your house would not be complete without a designated space to enjoy the fruits (and veggies) of your labor. Here are some ideas for creating the perfect dining space […]

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A Weekend Retreat in Alberta

Jun 25, 2013

As the President of a technologies company in the bustling city of Calgary, Bryan had been dreaming of building a second home where he could easily escape the city and relax on long weekends and holidays. After purchasing land in the smaller, scenic town of Olds, an hour outside of Calgary, Bryan began his search […]

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Assessing Trends in the Building Industry

Jun 18, 2013

There is no doubt about it, 2013 is a year for new beginnings in the building industry. Across the board, from the creation of new construction jobs, to the increased amount of land parcels being sold, the home building market is on its way back. Here are some of the latest indicators of growth and […]

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A Look at the 2013 Building Market

Feb 19, 2013

According to the NAHB’s Housing and Interest Rate Forecast, housing starts and consumer confidence are predicted to grow by 52% in the next two years. But does this mean the housing industry is ready for such rapid growth? Today we will examine the building market and explain why now is the best time to start […]

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Top 10 Most Read Articles of 2012

Dec 18, 2012

Since we began Riverbend’s blog, we have brought you weekly articles on topics ranging from design tips to client feature stories.  These articles are meant to inform as well as inspire you to build your own timber frame home. With the New Year right around the corner, we have gathered a list of 2012’s most […]

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Jan 09, 2012

Welcome to our new blog! Here you will find weekly articles ranging from client stories, to featured floor plans, to building and design tips. Our aim is to bring you valuable content based on our 30+ years of experience in the timber framing industry – with the goal to help you achieve your dream of […]

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