Samantha Coleman

The Building Envelope and Energy Savings

by Samantha Coleman August 28, 2017

The building envelope consists of three main elements: the roof, the walls, and the foundation. The main concerns we have for these building elements are protecting the interior of the home from weather and other environmental issues, slowing the transmission of heat and controlling light, […]

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Production Home Building- Site Conditions and Climate

by Samantha Coleman August 25, 2017
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Site conditions and climate will have a major impact on the selection of all aspects of a building. With that in mind, it is critical to understand what choices one will have when building a residence. However, since most homes in the United States are […]

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Production Home Building- Energy Efficiency

by Samantha Coleman April 27, 2017

Energy efficiency can be a very broad subject. So, to make the topic more easily understood in this blog, I will break out different systems and areas of the typical residential home so that we can understand how each system or area affects the overall […]

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Building Non-Traditional Residential Structures in Colorado: A Yurt Mission

by Samantha Coleman April 7, 2017
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Welcome to my new adventure blog on building non-traditional residential structures in Colorado. As an associate with EVstudio(an architecture and engineering firm), I hope to use my knowledge and expertise to help navigate the ins and outs of building my outside the box dream home, […]

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