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Zero-Energy Renovated Victorian in San Francisco

Zero-Energy Renovated Victorian in San Francisco

Even in a town known for its creative alternative energy solutions, this San Francisco home stands out. The customers are an alternative energy industry executive, a commercial photographer and their kid, and also the biggest priority was to make a home that was completely self-sustaining — particularly challenging because the home is a 1904 Victorian. Regardless of the high requirements, principal architect Ross Levy and job builder Karen Anderson of Levy Art & Architecture made a sleek and energy-efficient home…

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9 Ways to Enjoy Your Home Office More

9 Ways to Enjoy Your Home Office More

If you work at home, you understand how important your home office will be to your everyday life. Butjust like any office area, in the home or elsewhere, it’s easy to let major aspects like organization and functionality fall into the wayside during hectic workdays. If you feel like your home office is hitting a rut, it might be time to estimate its present state for the new year. You will need only a simple improvement, such as adding a…

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Guest Picks: Art and Accessories to Revive Your Mantel

Guest Picks: Art and Accessories to Revive Your Mantel

A easy approach to revive a room would be to design the mantel. Attempt one striking piece of art or a layering of mirrors, art, foliage and accessories — the possibilities are endless. Not sure what sort of accessory would function best with your decoration or where to start? The items I’ve chosen range from the whimsical to the stunning and the rustic to the glamorous; there is something for every style and mood. I really like the way my…

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