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Spring 2014 Excellence in Remodeling Entries
Constructive Assets, Inc.
D Maahs Construction, LLC
Fabu-WALL-ous Solutions, LLC
Madera Builders, LLC
Prull Custom Builders
Woods Design Builders
The Home Construction Doctor, LLC
Constructive Assets, Inc.
Who We Are: A Letter from the President of SFAHBA
Sustainable, Savvy Home Remodeling
The SFAHBA Remodelers Council
Welcome to The Santa Fe Home Show
2014 Excellence in Remodeling Entries / 2013 Excellence in Remodeling Recipients
Santa Fe Home Show Exhibitors
Santa Fe Home Show Sponsors
2014 Remodelers Showcase
Design: Trending Santa Fe
Calendar of Events
SFCC Design Competition / The Future: Green and Bright
Prull Custom Builders built out a small space and added French doors to create a light-infused dining room.
A LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE SANTA FE AREA HOME BUILDERS ASSOCIATION
I am delighted to serve as this year’s president of the Santa Fe Area Home Builders Association (SFAHBA). It’s a real honor to help shape the agenda and set goals for one of the most progressive and proactive home building associations in the country. SFAHBA is proud to serve as an active and contributing Bill Roth member of our community. We’ve been busy this past year, leading the community in green building by helping draft Santa Fe’s green building codes and advocating for trades-based education in the schools. We’ve also lobbied for sustainable building tax credits and initiated an outreach to our Spanish-speaking members and nonmembers. In short, SFAHBA continues to set high standards for builders, subcontractors, and suppliers in the 21st century—both in New Mexico and around the country. Membership in SFAHBA offers a variety of advantages. Probably the best known is workers’ compensation insurance through Builders Trust of New Mexico. But that benefit is only the tip of the iceberg. The networking available through participation in the many activities we promote can be a real boost to your business—and bottom line! SFAHBA’s educational programs, lunch presentations, and mixers will keep you up-to-date with the ever-changing, ever-advancing world of construction here and around the United States. Our two major events of the year—The Santa Fe Home Show and Haciendas–A Parade of Homes—are fantastic opportunities to meet some of the finest builders, subcontractors, and industry suppliers in our area. For anyone out there just “kicking the tires” or ready to commit to a home building or improvement project, SFAHBA and its members can help turn homeowners’ dreams into reality. Bill Roth Bill Roth Plastering Inc., General Contractors President, SFAHBA On the cover:
Anasazi-style stacked stone, all-new cabinetry and appliances, and seamless granite countertops made this distinctive kitchen by Fabu-WALL-ous Solutions an awardwinner in the Remodelers Showcase at the 2013 Santa Fe Home Show. Cover photo by John Baker Photography.
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R E M O D E L
2014 Board of Directors Executive Committee President Bill Roth
Remodelers Council Chair Marshall Thompson
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Secretary Harmon Burttram
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Sustainable, Savvy Home Remodeling
by Ben Ikenson
Not all renovations make sense in the City Different
“Great ideas for energy-efficient retrofits that work for most of America often are not cost-effective for Santa Fe–style homes.”—Kim Shanahan, SFAHBA
he City of Santa Fe is poised to raise the bar on construction and renovation projects when it finalizes new green building codes later this year. “The green codes go beyond the scope of standard building codes,” says Katherine Mortimer, who manages Sustainable Santa Fe programs for the city. “Green building codes include consideration of the cradle-to-grave impacts of building material choices; energy conservation and renewable energy generation; water conservation, reuse, and rainwater capture; indoor air quality resulting from tighter construction methods; and homeowner or building owner education.” Indeed, for homeowners interested in renovating, the time is ripe for learning about ways to green up the old home. But going green is far from a one-size-fits-all proposition and entails a number of area-specific, cost-versus-
benefit analyses, as Kim Shanahan, executive officer for the Santa Fe Area Home Builders Association, points out. “Great ideas for energy-efficient retrofits that work for most of America often are not cost-effective for Santa Fe–style homes,” Shanahan explains. “Adding more ceiling insulation in an attic is always the most cost-effective energy efficiency improvement—unless you don’t have an attic, which describes a typical Santa Fe home.” The upshot? Adding ceiling insulation in a Santa Fe residence can be a major, and possibly unnecessary, renovation expense. Similarly, because so many windows in New Mexico homes are stuccoed into place with no exterior trim to pop off for easy replacement, the addition of highefficiency windows can be another considerable expense. That’s why Shanahan thinks improving mechanical equipment offers the best bang for the remodeling buck. Especially since, as he says, “the most efficient boilers, furnaces, and hot water heaters are typically ‘direct-vented,’ which means indoor air quality also improves. Inefficient ‘gravity-vented’ equipment can become dangerous when a home’s leaky areas are addressed with air-sealing, weatherstripping, and caulking.” While improving a home’s insulation is certainly important in making it more efficient, allowing for proper air exchange is essential. “Especially on a remodel, it’s important to allow fresh air into the home, without compromising the insulation,” says Jesse Gries, owner of Green Star Builders, which specializes in high-efficiency custom homes. Gries explains that this can be achieved through a heat recovery ventilation (HRV) system. HRV systems feature ducts that bring fresh air into a home while removing stale air; a heat exchange mechanism heats cold air vented in during winter and cools hot air during summer. As for a very cost-effective way to improve insulation, Gries is partial to installing spring-loaded backdraft dampers. “The exhaust fan and the main duct over the kitchen stove vent to the exterior through the roof,” he says. “Almost every home has a damper at the bottom, but you can add another damper on the exterior, which will eliminate a huge column of cold or hot air within the home. And a backdraft damper only costs about 20 bucks.”
“Especially on a remodel, it’s important to allow fresh air into the home, without compromising the insulation.” —Jesse Gries, Green Star Builders
Heat recovery ventilation (HRV) systems, like this one from Lennox, help bring fresh air into tightly sealed homes. 16
Under the Sun The Santa Fe–area residential landscape can be made more efficient using a familiar New Mexico presence: the sun. Karen Paramanandam, marketing director for Positive Energy Solar, explains why going solar is a no-brainer for homeowners in the state.
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Haciendas Magazine: Why should homeowners consider going solar right now? Karen Paramanandam: Solar is more accessible now than ever. At this time we’re almost at grid parity, which means that buying electricity from the electric company pencils out to be almost the same as installing solar, generating your own power, and then feeding it back to the grid. When you install solar, you get the benefit of fixing the cost of your electric bill, and you insulate yourself from rising utility rates. Plus, homeowners in New Mexico can take a 10 percent state income tax credit on the cost of the solar and a 30 percent federal income tax credit. And, of course, adding solar to a home increases the value of the home. HM: How can the initial cost of installing solar panels be justified during a renovation? KP: If you’re considering solar as part of a partial or whole house renovation, it’s beneficial to consider other energy efficiency measures at the same time. Also, if you’re considering solar and you need a new roof or an electrical upgrade to install the solar, a portion of those costs may also be eligible for the 30 percent federal income tax credit. HM: What can a solar customer realistically expect to save on monthly energy bills? KP: If the system is sized and designed to offset the usage of the inhabitants of the home, realistically the electric bill should be at net-zero annually.
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2014 remodelers COUNCIL
Remodeling your home not only updates your surroundings, it revitalizes your life. The Remodelers Council of the Santa Fe Area Home Builders Association (SFAHBA) is your resource to help you and your family achieve new happiness with your living space. We know you love Marshall Thompson your home. But there’s always that one improvement you’ve dreamed of that would make it absolutely perfect. Perhaps it’s transforming your bedroom into a luxurious master suite, for a comfortable escape at the end of a long day. Or a kitchen remodel that will release your inner chef and showcase your love of entertaining family and friends. Could it be a custom landscaping renovation you crave, or remodeling your dated older home into an energy-saving, high-performance machine? Whatever your home improvement need or desire, the members of SFAHBA’s Remodelers Council can make it happen for you. The Remodelers Showcase in this issue of Haciendas will introduce you to some of our area’s most talented home builders and their incredible work. Perhaps one of their projects will resonate with you and inspire you to take action with your own home. Most of these builders will be on hand at the 2014 Santa Fe Home Show, April 5–6 at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center. Come out and meet them, and then stroll the show to discover products and resources that will help bring your dreams to fruition. Remodeling an existing home or renovating recently purchased property in the Santa Fe area is a great investment in your future. The Santa Fe home market and real estate values are coming back strong, and growth is projected to continue. Why wait to make your dreams happen? Now is the time! Marshall Thompson Constructive Assets Chair, SFAHBA Remodelers Council Excellence in Remodeling Awards and awards for the SFCC Design Competition will be presented at the reception on April 5. Right: 2013 SFCC Design Competition participant Judith Romero receives an award from former governor Toney Anaya. 18
2014 Santa Fe Remodelers Council CHAIR Marshall Thompson
SECRETARY/TREASURER Megan Herrera
VICE CHAIR Brandon Snoy
TRUSTEES Bill Deuschle, Ray Gee, JJ Ruiz, Sarah Hosford, Karen Paramanandam
PAST CHAIR Bruce Thompson
SANTA FE HOME SHOW COMMITTEE Karen Paramanandam, Chair; Mary Blake-Butler, Bruce Adams, Ken Dettlebach, Bill Deuschle, Bill Kurtz, Peter Merrill, Raquel Montoya, June Scott, Kim Shanahan, Marshall Thompson, David Wilkinson
2014 Remodelers Showcase Sponsors Aranda’s Plumbing, Heating & Supply Inc. Constructive Assets, LLC Davis Kitchens Fabu-WALL-ous Solutions L & P Building Supply Madera Builders, LLC Rotman Electric Santa Fe By Design Southwest Spray Foam Statements in Tile/Lighting/Kitchens/Flooring Variance Specialty Finishes
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2014 The Santa Fe Home Show, April 5–6
Welcome to The 2014 Santa Fe Home Show—the biggest and best home show in Northern New Mexico! Coming off the heels of the extremely successful 2013 show, The Santa Fe Home Show committee unanimously agreed that we would not worry about reinventing the wheel. Instead, we Karen Paramanandam decided to focus on and highlight the elements of the show that make it truly unique and promise “Innovative Solutions for Better Living.” First let me take this opportunity to recognize the sponsors, vendors, and committee members who make this two-day exhibition a true representation of the best ideas, resources, and talent available to homeowners in Northern New Mexico. There’s lots in store for Home Show visitors. As always, the Remodelers Showcase entries are bold, beautiful, and inspirational—be sure to stop by the showcase table and review each talented builder’s portfolio. Additionally, we’re thrilled to welcome back for a second year the Santa Fe Community College Design Competition (sponsored this year by PNM) featuring skilled student designers from SFCC. Check out their work and cast your vote for the competition’s People’s Choice award. Get your raffle tickets early this year, and enter often to win all weekend long. Builders Source Appliance Gallery has once again generously donated our fabulous raffle prize, a 24" U-Line under-counter, double-drawer refrigerator, valued at $3,200. But there will be hourly cash drawings, too—drop your ticket stub into the treasure chest for a chance to win. Get ready to be impressed! The 2014 Santa Fe Home Show promises to be a showcase of the finest home-building products and resources for your next project. On behalf of The Santa Fe Home Show committee, welcome. Enjoy the show! Karen Paramanandam Positive Energy Solar Chair, The Santa Fe Home Show Committee
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2014 Excellence in Remodeling Entries Constructive Assets, LLC Commercial Remodel page 27 D Maahs Construction, LLC Remodel Other Than Whole House page 28 Fabu-WALL-ous Solutions, LLC Kitchen Remodel page 29 Madera Builders, LLC Whole House Remodel page 30 Prull Custom Builders Whole House Remodel page 31 Woods Design Builders Whole House Remodel page 32 Home Construction Doctor, LLC Bathroom Remodel page 33 Constructive Assets, LLC Whole House Remodel page 33
2013 Excellence in Remodeling Recipients!
Douglas Maahs of D Maahs Construction, LLC receives the Excellence in Remodeling Award for Design of a Bathroom Remodel from former governor Toney Anaya. 22
Bruno Lindner holds the two Excellence in Remodeling Awards his company, The Home Construction Doctor, LLC, won in last yearâ€™s Remodelers Showcase: the Excellence in Remodeling Award for Design of a Kitchen Remodel, and the Excellence in Remodeling Award for Best Portfolio.
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Ex-governor Toney Anaya presents the Excellence in Remodeling Award for Design of an Addition to Bill Deuschle (center) and Chuck Caswell (right) of Fabu-WALL-ous Solutions, LLC. Fabu-WALL-ous also took home the Excellence in Remodeling Award for Construction of a Kitchen Remodel, and the Excellence in Remodeling Award for Construction of a Historic Restoration.
Aerolenz 36 Action Glass & Mirror, Inc. 41 Aesop’s Gables, Inc. 47 Affordable Solar 39 Bath Fitter 13 BAC Enterprises 5–6 Brian McPartlon Roofing 40 Builders Source Appliance Gallery 92 Cartwright’s Plumbing 71, 79 Champion Windows 7, 15 Chaparral Materials, Inc. 55–57 Cold Mountain Flooring 21 Comcast Cable 51 Consolidated Solar Technologies 65–66 Constellation Home Electronics 16 Coronado Paint & Decorating 78, 85–86 Counter Intelligence, LLC 27, 34–35 Custom Window Coverings, Inc. 63 Del Norte Credit Union 64 *D Maahs Construction, LLC 61–62 EZ TV Install 94 Encanto Doors & Furniture 91 *Fabu-WALL-ous Solutions, LLC 44–46, 54 Fix My Roof 90 Furry’s Buick GMC 87–89 Garage Pro, LLC 37 Gateway Marketing 18 Good Water Company 50 Homewise Homes 20 HUB International 60 Hubbell Electro-Mechanical 42–43 Kim Jew Photography 10 Kitchen Craft 1–2 K.M. Skelly, Inc. 93 L & P Building Supply 83–84 *Madera Builders, LLC 26 Marvin Design Gallery 48 Paul Davis Restoration 19 Pella Windows & Doors 4 Percy Home Design 70 Phantom Screens 77 Positive Energy Solar 14, 22 Poulin Remodeling 80–82 RainVessels 74 Reliable Tech Heating Cooling Plumbing 32 Renewal by Andersen 8, 9 Roto-Rooter 69 Samuel Design Group + Home Boutique 21 Santa Fe Awning 59 Santa Fe Community College 11 Santa Fe Luxury Builders 25 Servpro 3 ShelterWorks 49 Sol Luna Solar 28–29 Southwest Spray Foam 24 Sunwest Construction Specialties Inc. 23, 31 The Firebird 52–53 Tesuque Stucco Company, LLC 72–73 *The Home Construction Doctor, LLC 30, 38 The Man of Steel 91 The Natural Lighting Company 12 Trussell’s Transformations 75–76 Villanueva Granite 30, 38 Views Landscapes of Distinction 33 Wagner Mechanical 67–68 WaterQuest 58 Western Assurance 17 * Remodelers Showcase participant
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SFCC DESIGN COMPETITION
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inspiration ideas resources
breathing new life into an old movie house meant making fun, substantive changes
Stunning enhancements by Constructive Assets have resurrected the Jean Cocteau Cinema, a Santa Fe institution that was closed for eight years until 2013. A lustrous art-deco doorway and brick wall treatment bring out the lively character of a newly constructed bar, while glass blocks at the front of the new concessions stand run in an undulating serpentine design, with LEDs that change color based on what movie is showing. Smart design helps foot traffic flow easily, so film fans can stop for a drink and some of Santa Feâ€™s best popcorn on the way to their seats. HaciendasMagazine.com
REMODELâ€”OTHER THAN Whole House
a smooth mix of styles makes this update unique
Douglas Maahs tackled the challenge of contemporizing a ranch-style 1950s Stamm by mixing Santa Fe and Asian influences. The expanded kitchenâ€™s bright red backsplash accentuates the neutral allbamboo cabinetry, and the original window trims were likewise recolored to match the motif. Floors throughout the house were replaced, and a brick fireplace was plastered over and squared off to fit the contemporary styling. A single bathing area is now central to two distinct bathrooms separated by shoji screens. For the homeowners, who were looking to match spaces with their unique and eclectic art collection, this remodel turned out to be a dream.
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a dated kitchen enters the 21st century while maintaining its classic feel When the owners of a Santa Fe–style home asked for a contemporary makeover of their dark, dated kitchen, Fabu-WALL-ous Solutions reimagined the small space by removing walls, strategically relocating a few doors, covering existing vigas, lightening the ceiling into a smooth white surface with recessed lighting, and taking out the island blocking entry to the kitchen. The Saltillo tile floors stayed, which helped integrate the bright, modern new kitchen with the home’s classic Santa Fe style. Today, pale gray cabinets, shining stainless appliances, and contemporary lighting all highlight the stunning glass backsplash that runs across several walls—the one item on the owners’ must-have list. HaciendasMagazine.com
Whole House Remodel
Built in the 1940s, this huge adobe hacienda had great bones and dramatic old-world character. Madera Builders’ challenge was to implement a full-scale upgrade while preserving that charm. The double doors at the home’s entrance, too old to seal, were moved to the front courtyard, while gorgeous, sealable replicas were installed as front doors. Three layers of flooring—wood, brick, and linoleum—were torn out and replaced with distressed oak that fits the classic feel. Whole rooms were moved or altered, new plaster now covers state-of-the-art wiring throughout the home, and the bathrooms were given European makeovers. The sense of history remains, minus the chilly draftiness. 30
a major overhaul didn’t mean sacrificing this hacienda’s historic character
Whole House Remodel
a remade classic opens up and is more beautiful and livable than ever A backyard should be enjoyed to its fullest, especially when it was once a part of the original Santa Fe Trail. This Territorial-style home had only a few backfacing windows and a single access point to the backyardâ€”through a door in the mechanical roomâ€”until Prull created big, brightening windows and French doors that draw the owners outside daily. Two large, gracious portals further open up the outdoor space. Built on the historic eastside in the 1930s, this detail-oriented renovation included expanding the kitchen and dining room and transforming a dark master bedroom into a luxurious suite, with a seamless flow between old and new. HaciendasMagazine.com
Whole House Remodel
making an old home big and beautiful in that distinctly Woods way Rob Woods was determined to give his familyâ€™s home the Woods Design Builders treatment. He blew out a choppy floor plan of small rooms and narrow entries into a massive space with high ceilings, carved vigas, floor-to-ceiling windows, custom oak floors, and spaciousness that teams with the views to give a sense of oneness with the three-acre property and beyond. The garage became a kitchen and family room, necessitating the only original construction in the renovation: a new garage. The master bedroom used to be a study, and some of the sweeter old details remain, like a fireplace newly lined with antique tiles.
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By the time the transformation of this dated bathroom was complete, the only reminders of its early days were the original cabinets, which the owners wanted to keep. The Home Construction Doctor expertly rebuilt the tub and shower areas, added a glass shower door to open up the space, updated the tile, and installed new lighting, sinks, countertops, and fixtures. Today the master bath is a thoroughly modern, luxurious retreat.
from a bowling-alley-like box grows light-harnessing living space The new owners of this old ranch-style house likened the living/dining room area to a bowling alley, or a “rectangle,” until Constructive Assets made the space sing by lifting and canting the roof. Clerestory windows face north; daytime light plays tricks on the walls to add a natural design element. A new exercise room, laundry, and pantry have made the home more functional, but its classic feel remains.
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Trending Santa Fe
by Donna Schillinger
If giving your home interior a facelift was among your resolutions for 2014, take note of these recommendations from three of Santa Fe’s top interior designers. Concerned about cost and disruption to your daily life? Mixing styles and adding unique finishes can result in a dramatically new look without the upset of a full-scale project.
What interior design trends for Santa Fe homes can we expect to see in 2014?
Jennifer Ashton, Allied ASID, Jennifer Ashton Interiors Materials such as woods, metals, and glass are taking center stage in 2014. Reclaimed woods add beauty and character to both remodels and new construction. I enjoy mixing new countertop materials like quartz with the character of old, reclaimed woods in kitchens. Wall-mounted shelving or even an entire wall panel of reclaimed woods creates an organically modern statement that’s warm and earthy. Mixing metallic finishes is also trending in 2014, and gold is the new spark: Gold metallic accents deliver a distinctive style. For fresh style in tiles, glass is glowing. Beautiful and sophisticated glass finishes for modern or vintage looks are fashionable options for kitchen and bath back splashes. Ann Sacks is creating art glass designs that are stunning, as well as softer tones for soothing spaces.
Annie O’Carroll, Annie O’Carroll Interior Design People are choosing to add contemporary touches to their traditional Santa Fe Homes, blending the old with the new so the end result doesn’t scream “remodel!” There are many creative ways to achieve this blend successfully. Consider replacing light fixtures with something dramatic, or replace track fixtures with a rail system and add dimmers. The newest plumbing fixtures are gorgeous, and at last we have some new metallic finishes available. In bathrooms we’re seeing freestanding tubs replacing standard tubs. Also, we’ve noted more interest in replacing electronics with smart systems and streamlined equipment—an emerging design specialty.
Lisa Samuel, ASID, IIDA, CAPS Samuel Design Group Interiors + Home Boutique Common sense and good taste never go out of style. I call this my “feel-osophy” on trends in interior design. I love sexy, comfortable, modern interiors graced with interesting art and objects. Interior spaces are where we live most of our lives, and we need to feel good in them. The “story” of life is what makes any interior design project come together. The skill, education, and knowledge of a licensed interior designer coupled with an intuitive sensitivity are a winning combination to make a special place for any discerning client.
Clockwise from top: Gold accents in a kitchen by Jennifer Ashton Interiors; dramatic lighting in a dining room by Annie O’Carroll Interior Design; and a comfortable bedroom by Samuel Design Group.
2014 CALENDAR OF Events Thursday, June 12 DreamCatchers Golf Tournament We head back to the Marty Sanchez Links de Santa Fe for our annual fun day of golf with SFAHBA members and their friends. Considered one of the most beautiful public courses in New Mexico, Marty Sanchez Links de Santa Fe is the perfect venue for a four-person scramble. The shotgun start is at 9 am, giving you plenty of time to hit a few balls on the driving range if you haven’t picked up your clubs in a while. Afterward, a hearty lunch and refreshing adult beverages will be served in the clubhouse. The DreamCatchers Scholarship Fund will host a silent auction during the lunch, with many great items to bid on. All funds from the auction will benefit members and their dependents eligible to access the scholarships for education in building-related fields of study. You don’t have to be a SFAHBA member to play or form a team, so give us a call at 505-982-1774 to reserve a spot. August 15–17 and August 22–24 Haciendas—A Parade of Homes The Southwest’s premier home tour is a must-see event and a highlight of Santa Fe’s summer season. The opera is in full swing, Indian Market is under way, and the best builders in Santa Fe have their skills on display. Santa Fe style has become iconic over the years, and many people dream of owning a place in our beautiful community. The chance to meet and talk with builders and see their outstanding work is what makes the tour so popular. Santa Fe builders have established a national reputation for high-performance green-built homes, and have done so without compromising the style or quality we have perfected. Tickets are only $15, available at area businesses and at the Lensic box office (211 W. San Francisco, 505-988-1234). Monthly Lunches for Builders and Remodelers: Networking and Education Second Wednesdays: General Membership Lunch. Guest speakers typically talk on political and policyrelated issues affecting the home building and development industry. Speakers are usually elected officials or senior staff from local government. Third Wednesdays: Remodelers Council Lunch. Guest speakers offer educational information specific to remodelers. Topics include water management, subsidence, transitioning from homebuilder to remodeler, marketing, legal issues, and more. Fourth Wednesdays: Green Building Council Lunch. Experts in building science inform on emerging green and sustainable building practices. Lunches are open to members for $15 and to nonmembers for $20. Call Raquel at 505-982-1774 to reserve a place and to find out the topics, or check the calendar page at sfahba.com. To join SFAHBA’s email contact list, contact Raquel@SFAHBA.com.
Advertisers Century Bank......................................................................................................................23 Consolidated Solar Technologies.....................................................................................................21 Constellation Home Electronics...................................................................................................21 Counter Intelligence / H and S Craftsmen........................................................................................6 Dahl Plumbing.........................................................................................................................back cover D Maahs Construction, LLC...................................................................................................................7 Del Norte Credit Union.......................................................................................................................19 Fabu-WALL-ous Solutions, LLC.........................................................................................................11 First National Bank of Santa Fe........................................................................................................17 Furry’s Buick GMC..............................................................................................................................2, 3 Hubbell Electro-Mechanical—Daikin Altherma.............................................................................4 Hubbell Electro-Mechanical—Mitsubishi Electric.......................................................................13 Positive Energy Solar..............................................................................................................................38 Poulin Design & Remodeling..............................................................................................................14 Prull Custom Builders...........................................................................................inside front cover, 1 Samuel Design Group + Home Boutique.......................................................................................9 Santa Fe Awning.......................................................................................................................................8 Siteworks Custom Homes & Renovations......................................................................................5 Statements in Tile/Lighting/Kitchens/Flooring............................................................................19 Sunwest Construction Specialties, Inc................................................................inside back cover The Firebird...............................................................................................................................................35 The Man of Steel.....................................................................................................................................23 Western Building Supply....................................................................................................................15 HaciendasMagazine.com
The Future: Green and Bright
The Santa Fe Home Show Hosts the 2nd Annual SFCC Design Competition
Last March, 36 students from Santa Fe Community College (SFCC) participated in the inaugural Santa Fe Community College Design Competition, held at the Santa Fe Home Show. This competition was designed to showcase student work in several fields related to the housing industry, and all the entries were displayed in the Convention Center’s foyer. The students competed in four categories: Interior Design, Kitchen & Bath Design, Architectural Design, and Fine Woodworking. A panel of industry professionals judged the entries, and category winners received certificates and cash prizes sponsored by Coronado Paint & Decorating and The Firebird. According to Mary Blake-Butler, chair of the 2013 Home Show Committee, SFCC instructors Joanne Burns, Andrew Kerr, Bob Mays, and Michael Hoffer encouraged their students to take advantage of the opportunity to show off their skills. The competition served a dual purpose, says Blake-Butler: “It gave SFCC the opportunity to feature its instructional programs, and it gave the students the chance to display their work and skill sets to prospective employers.” For 2014, the Santa Fe Home Show will host the second annual SFCC Design Competition with even more entries and additional judging categories. PNM has committed serious support to this year’s event, with sponsorship funds and significantly increased cash prizes. A People’s Choice award will give the public a chance to select its favorite entry. This year’s entries will be on display throughout the Home Show, April 5–6, from 10 am–5 pm. Join us downtown at the Santa Fe Convention Center and witness firsthand the future of home design.
The Academy for Sustainability Education challenges Santa Fe High School students looking to enter the building industry
Students compete in the SFCC Design Competition. 3636
The Academy for Sustainability Education focuses on project-based learning.
Hope and optimism are replacing any concerns about who might take the reins from retiring homebuilders in the coming years. Santa Fe Public Schools, the Santa Fe Community College (SFCC), and a consortium of community partners are teaming up to unveil the Academy for Sustainability Education, on the South Campus of Santa Fe High School. “The Academy is the result of two years of dialogue, planning, and partnership development,” says Kim Shanahan, executive officer of the Santa Fe Area Home Builders Association. SFAHBA has been front-and-center on the project, he adds, galvanizing support from, and for, the building trades community. Education and training are the keys to a green and bright future for Santa Fe–area homebuilders. Since the principles and tools of sustainability will be at the center of economic development and quality living for the foreseeable future, the Academy will offer up to 350 students in grades nine through 12 a chance to focus within one of five related pathways: • green building, architecture, and planning; • energy efficiency and renewable energy systems; • natural resource management and sustainable agriculture; • sustainable transportation; and • education and public policy. Preparing our young people for 21stcentury careers and lifelong learning is only one reason the Academy is a quality educational choice. The Academy’s handson approach, with a focus on project-based learning, is poised to close the achievement gap plaguing public education—a gap that
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has led to a 50-percent dropout rate in our local schools. A “wraparound” approach— with on-site academic, health, and career support—will put the finishing touches on an education primed for success, relevance, and personalization. Tight articulation with Santa Fe Community College will allow for dual-credit courses and an early-college approach, giving students a big jump on certifications and two-year degrees offered by SFCC. Imagine being excited about coming to school. Imagine getting to tap into and stretch your natural abilities in a supportive team environment. Imagine graduating from high school with a paid internship and a skills certification, and being comfortable and confident in a college setting. If you imagined each of these, you’ve just put yourself in the joyful shoes of a future Academy of Sustainability Education student—a future leader in the green and sustainable building economy of Santa Fe. For information about the Academy, contact Mary Massey, assistant principal of Santa Fe High School, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Dana Richards is an Academy partner, local educator, and education innovation consultant.
custom homes and renovations Ray Gee's award-winning Siteworks focuses on custom homes and renovations. This photo shows a custom stair design by Ray, with cherry treads bolted to a steel substructure. “Ray paid meticulous attention to the details, respected our vision, contributed thoughtful and creative suggestions.... It was a dream collaboration, and fun!" —Arthur and Judith Reeder
Siteworks, Inc. 505-983-3347
WinDOWS AND DOORS EXPERTS HOT COLORS, COOL SHADE Create additional shade for your outdoor living space with vibrant- to natural-colored shade sails. Santa Fe Awning Co. custom designs, fabricates, and installs shade sails to meet the needs of your landscaping or shading needs. Artistic geometric shapes provide ambiance to your outdoor living space while blocking 90 percent of harmful UV rays. Shades fly over a patio, garden, or swimming pool with natural or bold colors.
Santa Fe Awning Co. santafeawning.com
Kolbe® Teutonic™ Series uPVC windows and doors offer energy, structural, and acoustic performance higher than all-aluminum products can typically achieve. With compression-seal technology and multiple locking points, these commercial-grade products have outstanding energy performance—with total U-values as low as 0.17 for fixed windows.
Sunwest Construction Specialties Inc. sunwestconstructionspecialties.com
505-438-7199 100 Reasons to like andersEn ® 100 sERIES WINDOWS/DOORS Beautiful, durable, and environmentally responsible, these new windows come in a variety of styles and sizes, with color choices, glass options, and grill selections tailored to the likes and needs of the West. The properties of this unique material, made from a blend of sawdust and polymer, allow us to build a higher-quality, extremely lowmaintenance window at a lower cost.
Western Building Supply westernbuildingsupply.com
Perfect art for the home This beautiful entry hall table was designed by Lisa Samuel and fabricated by three local artisans. The table is made of steel, New Mexico Buff sandstone and quarter-sawn white oak. The sconce and leaning mirror were also designed by Samuel.
Samuel Design Group Interiors + Boutique 428 Sandoval St, Ste B, Santa Fe samueldesigngroup.com
BRIGHT IDEA The unique lighting on this spiral staircase is provided by dimmable, miniature LED tracks that are embedded in the nosing of the Travertine treads. LED lighting can provide a very warm light, at a reduced energy cost.
Prull Custom Builders p r u l l . c o m 505-438-8005 Replace YOUR UTILITY BILL WITH SOLAR Positive Energy Solar is the industry leader in residential and commercial solar integration. With more than 1,000 installations, the most qualified solar professionals in the state, and A+ customer reviews, you are assured that your solar system will be safe, reliable, and provide maximum value. Free quote. Albuquerque, Las Cruces, Santa Fe.
Positive Energy Solar
Toll Free 855-344-8931 Akrostucco Venetian Plaster Akrostucco, a Venetian plaster, is the perfect choice to provide an elegant and warm ambience to new or tired old walls and ceilings. (Pictured: A contemporary fireplace featuring Akrostucco as a design element.) The design possibilities with Akrostucco and Fabu-WALL-ous Solutions, a custom builder and remodeling contractor, are infinite. Come visit our showroom and see our walls. Fabu-WALL-ous: Where Building Is Art. Visit our new Western region dealer for Akrostucco in Albuquerque: DesignAllianceNM.com.
Fabu-WALL-ous Solutions 505-982-9699
DESIGN STYLE New in custom cabinetry is this contemporary door- and drawer-front style available in Madagascar Ebony and Zebrawood (shown). This style is also available in Caramelized Bamboo, Birdseye Maple, and Wenge. To further enhance your design options you can also mix the panels with styles in 16 standard species to create a striking contrast. Available through D Maahs Construction, LLC.
D Maahs Construction
Register to Win Free Mitsubishi Heat pump/air-conditioner Stop by the Hubbell Electro-Mechanical booth at THE SANTA FE HOME SHOW, April 5–6 at the Santa Fe Convention Center, and register to win a FREE Mitsubishi heat pump/air-conditioner. Installation included. $4,500 value.
Hubbell Electro-Mechanical hubbellmech.com
FURRY’s CERTIFIED SERVICE 30-DAY TIRE PRICE GUARANTEE* Buy select tires and if you find a better price within 30 days of the purchase, we’ll refund the difference. Eligible tire brands: BFGoodrich, Bridgestone, Continental, Dunlop, Firestone, General, Goodyear, Hankook, Kelly, Michelin, Pirelli, and Uniroyal. *Ad, written estimate, or internet quote for identical tire(s) from a competing tire retailer/installer located within 50 miles of the dealer required during guarantee period for price match. Offer valid through 12/31/2014.
Furry’s Buick GMC
2721 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe
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Kohler® Veil™ Wall-Hung Toilet Featuring Dual-Flush Actuator and Concealed Tank The concealed tank and minimalist footprint of the Veil™ wall-hung toilet save up to 12 inches of precious bathroom space over traditional floor-mount models—opening up your design possibilities. Check out Veil at your Dahl Premier Kohler ® Showroom.
Destination Dahl 1000 Siler Park Ln, Santa Fe
Floors galore For specialty flooring such as rubber, natural sisal, bamboo, glass inlay, and more, look no further than Floor Coverings International. We’ve put together a collection of flooring with the latest materials and are ready to create a look that’s perfect for you and your home.
Poulin Design Center abqfloorcoverings.com
Our New Products Danver stainless steel cabinetry with a painted finish to replicate wood for your outdoor kitchen, Neolith counter tops as thin as 3 mm, and unique hand-built cutting boards using only recycled materials! Please call or visit our showroom today!
H and S Craftsmen and Counter Intelligence
1512 Pacheco St, Ste C204 Santa Fe
Collection Photo courtesy of Christopher Simmonds Architect
Collaboratively developed with architects for contemporary designs that utilize large expanses of glass, the VistaLuxeâ„˘ Collection from Kolbe allows you to create an opening as unique as your project. Design-savvy builders and homeowners love that the VistaLuxe Collection gives them the flexibility to harmoniously combine multiple units to let the view take center stage. Contact the experts at Sunwest Construction Specialties Inc. for a personal design consultation and viewing of VistaLuxe Collection products.
Come see our showroom at 1254 Calle De Comercio | Santa Fe, NM Call us at 505.438.7199. www.sunwestconstructionspecialties.com