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Archives: November 2014

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Chris and Jodi Laumer-Giddens of LG Squared, Inc. embarked on a journey over a year ago to preserve and retrofit an addition on a 188 year old home in Alabama. Once it was moved to its new location (yes the house was literally driven 3 miles), Chris and Jodi were tasked with making historic preservation and advanced energy efficiency complement each other by using modern methods and materials. The goal was to achieve a carefully detailed, uninterrupted boundary around the entire building shell...

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Matt Risinger of Risinger Homes recently featured Cedar Breather and Rapid Ridge 7 on a wood roof renovation project done on a historical house in Austin, Texas. The house, originally built in 1850 by architect Abner Cook, is one of the oldest homes in Austin. Prior to the renovation the house featured an asphalt shingle roof which was not fitting with the style of the home. Check out the video below to see Matt’s best practices and intricacies for installing a wood shingle roof. About...

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The Benjamin Obdyke team was jazzed to be in New Orleans this year for the GreenBuild International Conference and Expo. It was great to see other industry leaders, experts and professionals dedicated to sustainable building in their everyday work. We enjoyed speaking with everyone about using Benjamin Obdyke products to build a more sustainable home by enhancing the building envelope’s durability and longevity. We even found a new product to tell you about in the video below! For more...

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