When it comes to increasing the energy efficiency of a project, solar panels provide many benefits, but architects often avoid using them for aesthetic reasons.Read More
Home Renovations Ideas and Tips from the Calgary General Contractor, Renovation Company Calgary
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Midcentury modern has been a very popular style as it offers a simple yet elegant mix of space and character that suits modern, eco-friendly living. Many bungalows build in 50s and 60s carry many elements of the style, therefore, a renovation to with a modern twist.
Here is a great example of a midcentury bungalow remodel with a modern twist we love "San Carlos Mid-Century Rescue" by Klopf Architecture:Read More
Smaller footprint houses such as mountain cabins can provide valuable lessons in eco-friendly design, construction innovation, and eco-friendly materials. Anyone who has faced the challenges of limited living space will find inspiration in this selection of the latest trends in environmentally sensitive, small-scale home design. Most of the projects prove that that small-scale efficiency, as well as beautiful, thoughtful design, can overcome the apparent constraints of a small footprint.Read More
Over the years we became increasingly interested in new building construction, home renovations and retrofits that consume less energy by adopting many "passive" building techniques. The huge benefit of this approach in building construction is a substantial reduction in energy used, exponentially friendlier buildings to the environment and overall healthier living environment for people.
Here is the list of the passive design techniques that will greatly cut the energy consumption and reduce building environmental footprint.
We have recently completed a professionally designed multi-purpose home theatre room that can also serve as an entertainment room, playroom and family room. To find out more read our post:
Home Renovations Tax Credit 2016
We have recently received many inquiries about home renovations tax credits and we have good news!
The 2015 federal budget introduced a new home accessibility tax credit to help seniors, disabled Canadians and their families pay for certain home renovations, but it doesn't go into effect until 2016. So now is good time to start planning for 2016.
For more information visit: http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/gncy/bdgt/2015/qa04-eng.html
Here are some great examples of renovations to improve accessibility and mobility:
Harmony Home Projects Inc. services Calgary and Calgary surrounding areas. If you’re looking for a design /build renovation company for residential and commercial projects give us a call at (403) 923-2996 to discuss your next project.
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Garages are loaded with an untapped potential and can become more than a space to hide the junk. With relatively small budget, diligent planning and a few simple steps, any garage can be transformed to a very useful and pleasant workshop space that can also add value to your property.Read More
Whether it is commercial or residential renovation or a new construction project, incorporating into design original artwork will add more interest and character to any space. Creative, unique and sometimes surprising objects provide for more personable, memorable and uplifting experience. That is why we always look for creative ways to incorporate original artwork any in spaces we renovate or build.
Recently we completed a commercial project that included unique artwork made out of metal cutouts, custom fabricated tables and photography taken outside the building we renovated - all artwork was designed and created by Kurt, the owner of Harmony Home Projects. The addition of unique artwork on the reception desk panels created more pleasant, inspiring and stimulating environment for visitors and staff.
Harmony Home Projects Inc. services Calgary and Calgary surrounding areas. If you’re looking for a design /build renovation company give us a call at (403) 923-2996 to discuss.
More and more commercial products are making it into residential homes and are changing the way consumers looking at building new or renovating homes.
Due to a growing number of homeowners working from home, workplace products and technologies are being used in residential construction. Commercial spaces, rental prices, and long commutes, have made working from home more attractive. We recently finished a project building a recording studio in a residential new inner-city home.Read More
Have you ever wondered what costs are involved in renovating or building a new house or in any other new construction? Find out more here ....Read More
Frank Lloyd Wright was a pioneer of holistic, eco-inspired design years ahead of his time. An architect and designer of far-reaching vision, it is not surprising that Frank Lloyd Wright anticipated many of the hallmarks of today’s green movement. The desire to work and live with nature to create livable homes and cities is an ongoing theme of American architecture and planning.
In this blog we explore Wright’s lessons for building greener homes: on how climate, sustainability, sunlight, modern technology, local materials, and passive environmental controls can become the inspiration for excellent design.Read More
In this issue I would like to share 5 of my favorite, most exciting trends in commercial interior design that can serve as an inspiration for your next commercial space, renovation project.Read More