Another alternative to wood is steel, though its use in residential construction in the North Bay is not yet widespread. Wellington Cellars in Glen Ellen, which produces small-lot, handcrafted wines, used steel for its new building. “We’re seeing more steel construction,” says Joss Hudson, president and founder of EcoSteel, which is based in Laguna Niguel, Calif.… Read More
EcoSteel’s Tin Box project was featured in “6 Weather-Ready Prefab Homes in Florida” by By Kate Reggev – March 19, 2018. “Featuring a steel frame and prefabricated exterior panels by EcoSteel, this home designed by a professor of architecture in Miami consumes just one-seventh of the energy needed to fabricate and erect a conventional concrete block home in… Read More
The experts at EcoSteel show how their steel building systems are a smart alternative to materials like wood. By Laura Rote When clients turn to California based EcoSteel, it’s because they want something extraordinary. The company’s modern, prefabricated steel building systems are not only designed with architects to look beautiful—they stand up to nearly any… Read More
A Modern, Prefab Home on South Carolina’s Coastal Barrier Island Survives Hurricane Florence Three Days After a Family of Five Moves In. “While searching online, Tim found EcoSteel, a California-based supplier of modern, prefabricated and preinsulated steel building materials that are eco-friendly, durable and economical. The Beatty’s worked with EcoSteel’s design team and engineers via… Read More
The goal of this study is to assess insulation panel’s thermal behavior and connections performance based on computer-aided simulation tools and high resolution IR thermal camera images of two study projects (Park City, UT and Hampton, NY) once in summer and once in winter. This will demonstrate the success and failures of the thermal envelope… Read More
From the minute you enter 2626 Larkin, the inventive and artful work of Architect Sandy Walker and Interior Designer Helga Horner becomes apparent. The design of the formal entryway captures the principles of the centuries old Golden Mean; the philosophy of perfect balance, a pendulum frozen in the middle of extremes, creating a spatial elegance… Read More
Our founder, Joss Hudson, was featured as a columnist in Northbay Biz. Full Article Featured in Northbay Biz Navigating the current construction marketplace will take patience and planning. Contractors are experiencing price increases in almost every building-related product in the industry, due to market forces and new tariffs. The California real estate and construction… Read More
California Community Lender, Inc., which allows people to invest in a revolving loan fund that gives a modest return on their investment, was created in the aftermath of the destructive North Bay fires to help with rebuilding efforts. The nonprofit is providing Mark West Community Preschool a loan to cover most of its rebuilding cost,… Read More
The EcoSteel team was recently featured in a California publication.
In celebration of Earth Day, Professor David Rifkind‘s sustainable house, “Tin Box” was featured on NBC 6 Miami. Features of this eco-friendly home include building with 100% recycled steel and a recycled water system.