Gaines Group Architects

Does Going Green Cost More? Nope!

Does green cost more? This is a question I get all the time from everyone. The answer is ABSOLUTELY NOT!!!! Going green is a vague term that means lots of things to lots of people. For many it is simply energy-efficient strategies. Building a home that is energy-efficient is...

Sustainability defined – Because that is the way we always do it is not the answer!

As Thomas Jefferson said to James Madison in 1789, “The Earth belongs to the living. No man by natural right can oblige the lands he occupies to debts greater than those that may be paid during his own lifetime. Because if he could the world would belong to the dead.”...