Energy Efficiency

Think Your Home is Ready For Another Dose of Winter Weather? Think Again, Says Marc Kleinmann of Bauhaus Custom Homes

By Joanna England / January 2, 2014 / 10 Comments

Bauhaus Custom Homes are built on the premise of making energy efficiency stylish and modern. So when Icemaggedon came around earlier this month, folks with Bauhaus homes stayed cozy and warm in their homes despite electricity outages, while the rest of us without power froze our butts off.

I asked Marc Kleinmann, founder of Bauhaus Custom Homes — A CandysDirt.com Approved Builder — what materials and strategies homeowners can use when building and renovating their homes to prepare before the next freeze hits Dallas. Should they invest in radiant barriers? New windows? Kleinmann gives us the low-down on energy efficiency after the jump!

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DFW Solar Home Tour This Weekend Shows Off Houses With Bright Futures

By Marc Lee / October 3, 2013 / 6 Comments

Home tour season has heated up and the DFW Solar Tour this Saturday is the hottest of them all. More than 30 homes and and buildings with solar energy systems will be open to the public across the Dallas area. The self-guided tour organized by the North Texas Renewable Energy Group is part of a […]

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6552 Lake Circle Drive Nearing Completion, Peak Inside This Sunday — Beautiful!

By Candy Evans / September 24, 2011 / 0 Comments

You are in for a really big treat this Sunday. 6552 Lake Circle Drive in East Dallas is nearing completion, AND WILL BE OPEN! An exquisite modern home uniquely situated on the Beards Branch of White Rock Creek. The stacked stone & wood facade combined with sheets of glass evoke a  mid-century sensibility. Space for pool. Energy features: […]

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Friday Morning House Porn: Stacked, Stoked, and Staring At The Water

By Candy Evans / August 26, 2011 / 0 Comments

This baby at 6552 Lake Circle Drive in East Dallas is not even out of the oven yet, but she is already a beauty. Completion a few weeks off, she’ll be more than ready for the holidays. The home is located with wide, wide  frontage on Beard’s Branch & White Rock Creek, lot measuring 124 by […]

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