Gaines Group Architects

Citizen Architect – Design Matters

I believe that as an architect I have an ethical duty to design solutions that are energy efficient, durable, and healthy. It is my job to understand the materials that are available in the market today, know how to use the materials effectively, and to know the impacts on indoor...

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...