Green Building in Bend, Oregon

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Sustainable Building Practices I am a born-and-raised, native Oregonian and understand the value of sustainable, “green” building practices. But building a sustainable home is not for accolades or recognition, it’s a gratifying by-product of emphasizing quality and homeowner satisfaction. I am always on the forefront of employing the use of cutting-edge materials and Green Building techniques that stress efficiency and …

New Building Concepts

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We broke ground on this gorgeous custom home in March 2012. After 19 months, this modern craftsman has turned out beautifully and has been one of the most intricate and fulfilling homes I have completed in the past 10 years. The design of the home introduced me to some totally new building concepts: Exposed Steel I-Beams throughout the interior of …

Energy Efficient “Insulated Concrete Forms” (ICF) on New Home in Central Oregon

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I took this funny photo today of one of my concrete guys from Bear Creek Construction. I figured I’d describe the “green” technique/material they’re using which I use on almost all my custom homes. Polystyrene foundation blocks, also called ICF block (Insulated Concrete Forms) are really energy efficient and add lots of insulation value to a home. It’s more expensive …

New Business Logo

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Steve Bennett Builders New Logo We recently teamed up with No. 5 Creative to produce a new logo for Steve Bennett Builders. We couldn’t be happier. Let us know what you think!

Apple May Follow Facebook to Prineville

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This could be another boost for Crook County: According to a post I read on oregonlive.com and “two people with direct knowledge of Apple’s plans”, Apple is considering following Facebook’s lead and opening a large data center in Prineville, Oregon. Summary: Apple, going by the code name “Maverick” in their discussions with the county, has an option to buy a …

Kudos to First Story

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I wanted to say well done Hayden Homes for your continued community involvement through your local non-profit, First Story. I just read the Cascade Business News article about the exciting partnership between First Story and YouthBuild joining forces to build an affordable home for a low-income family in Redmond, Oregon. It’s awesome and I’m proud to hear such a great …

Steve’s Blog is Coming Soon!

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For now, you can view a photo gallery of past projects or read testimonials from past clients. Follow Steve Bennett Builders on Twitter and Facebook. Connect with me on Linkedin. View more photos on our Flickr page and videos on our Youtube page. Come back soon to read my personal blog on current project statuses and up-to-date analysis of life …