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5280 Home – Elder

Honored to have one of our recent design-build projects in 5280 Home. Good Natured An ultra-efficient house with knockout design elements, too? This Boulder home proves it’s possible. BY JULIE DUGDALE | 5280 HOME AUGUST/SEPTEMBER 2017  ...

Boulder County Business Report: Raising the Bar

“The clients that fit best with us are the ones really committed to their health, to the environment and to doing the right thing,” said Brian Fuentes of Boulder-based architecture firm Fuentes Design LLC. Read more in the Boulder County Business Report.

fuentesdesign award winning

Two fuentesdesign projects were recently award the “Best Green Residential New Construction” and, with builder/developer Boulder ZED, “Best Green Residential Remodel” at the Boulder Valley Green Building Awards by the Colorado Green Building...

AIA National Convention!

The AIA National Convention is coming to Denver this June.  Below, Brian Fuentes at Charles Deaton’s “Sleeper House”, is helping the AIA in preparations for the upcoming convention – stay tuned for some amazing footage in and around Denver!...

Sunshine project update

Perched on top of Sunshine Canyon, this 4-Mile Fire rebuild is heading towards the home stretch! Targeting the Passive House standard, the home is designed with a continuous air barrier, super-insulated wall/roof/slab assemblies and phase change material for increased...

Featured Project – Strata

It’s always exciting when a project starts to become a home! Congrats to everyone involved as our STRATA project, designed and built by the fuentesdesign team, wraps up! Read more about the project here.      

Tax Incentives for Energy Efficiency

With tax day being right around the corner, make sure your tax adviser is aware of available tax incentives for energy efficiency! Most recently, when the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 was signed end of last year it extended a $500 incentive for certain...

Brian Fuentes to Present at Clean Energy Action

From Clean Energy Action: Please join us in hearing Brian Fuentes and Lance Wright, both Certifiied Passive House Consultants, discuss their knowledge of constructing and the cost and energy savings behind high performance buildings. The Passivhaus concept was...

Featured Project – Wash Park

Excited to see our newest Wash Park project wrapping up! Located in the Washington Park neighborhood in Denver, this second floor addition and energy retrofit transforms an existing single story brick bungalow by adding R-20 continuous insulation to the exterior,...