Enjoy More Usable Space With Building Design

Have you ever struggled with where to put certain things in your home or business? A lot of time, building design may look great on the outside, but it doesn’t make sense inside. You will have more living space if the space is custom designed for you. It’s going to make a lot more sense if you have more usable space with your square footage instead of a bunch of odd shaped crawl spaces that you cannot do anything with.

Too many people boast that they have significant square footage in their space but when you go there, everything looks crowded around. That’s because there is a lot of square footage tied up in unusable space – which is a wasted opportunity. You typically pay for every square foot in your home or business, so you don’t want to waste money – yet that’s what you’re doing when you have poor building design.

Whether you have just moved into a place that’s been poorly designed or you are looking to have space customized to your needs and built from the ground up, it’s a good idea to work with an architectural firm to have them assist you with the design of the space. This way you can get more usable space and use every square foot on your property for one thing or another.

Real estate is too expensive these days to tolerate poor building design. Many people will argue that having unused space on the interior is a small price to pay to have a beautiful exterior design. This is simply not that accurate – you can have both. No one said that you have to make sacrifices on the interior just because of your desires on the exterior – it all comes down to architectural design.

It’s easier than you might think to have a building designed that utilizes more space. This way you can have closets that can be stacked high with clothes and supplies, corners that can actually hold a bookshelf or a chair and much more. You can say goodbye to all of those low ceiling heights and strange shaped corners and begin using more of the square feet that you are paying for.

Building design is extremely important – both on the inside and outside. The outside of the building is going to say a lot about your character and if it’s your company’s headquarters, it should match your company’s brand, too. As for the inside, it needs to be comfortable and make sense for what you plan on doing within the space.

Don’t make assumptions on the design of a building. Whether it has been built yet or not, you are in control of the space – though it may be beneficial for you to reach out to an architectural firm to ensure you are making the most sense of all the space and maximizing your usage of every square foot so you are not wasting any money on unusable real estate.

Choosing Your Boat Building Designs

As the ultimate do it yourselfer, you may look to boat building designs to find not only that perfect boat but also the one that is within your abilities to build. Even if you are a beginner, you can find plans to assist you in building a boat whether it is a simple design or something a little more complex.

Beginners can learn to make a variety of boats such as inboards, houseboats, human powered boats, outboards, power cruisers, sailboats, workboats and even special purpose vessel. Those of you familiar with the designs of Ken Hankinson can even find plans to recreate his famous designs. You can choose to build boats according to material such as aluminum, fiberglass, steel or stitch and glue constructions.

Special purpose watercraft include airboats, boats made especially for kids, drift boats, ducks boats, flats boats, fold up boats, glass bottom boats, kayaks, paddleboards, paddlewheel vessels, pedal boats and tugboats. You can even buy trailer plans so that you can build your boat at home then transport it to the water.

Even after you have decided the primary type of boat you want, you still have choices to make. For instance, if you choose to build a sail boat, do you want to make a dinghy, a take-apart sailing dinghy, a foam or fiberglass sailing dinghy, a sloop or a cat-rig? If you choose a human powered boat, will it be a river rowing drift pram or a flat-bottom rowboat? Did you remember to pick up plans to make the oars you will need to power your watercraft?

In many cases, you can buy boat building designs and accompanying kits that have all the materials you will need to undergo your project. Otherwise, you may have to individually buy some hardware and supplies like the application materials (glue, etc.), bow eyes, cleats, deadman throttle, drain plugs, eye and deck straps, fasteners (nails, screws, etc.), fiberglass fabrics and tapes, oarlocks and fittings, paints, sealants and wood filters and various safety supplies. You might also pick up a few book and DVDs to help you along with your written plans to ensure you do the job right.

Boat building designs are vast, but you should find something to suit you when you realize what you want. Building a boat can be a demanding but fun project to undertake to fill your weekends or any other spare time you can devote to the task.

What’s the Best Home Business Opportunity – YourNetBiz Or Stuffing Envelopes?

YourNetBiz, a Turnkey Internet Marketing program, and stuffing envelopes for money are two home business opportunities that can enable you to make extra money. They may seem so different that you may wonder why I would compare YourNetBiz with stuffing envelopes. Well, here’s the reason.

Many people search for home business opportunities to make extra money and often select the opportunity based on what they think they can be successful with. At first glance, working from home and making money online can appear to be significantly more difficult than stuffing envelopes. So, let’s look at both home business opportunities and compare what is required with each.

Can I make a lot of money stuffing envelopes?

In my opinion no! The process cannot be automated, so your income relies on the number of hours you commit to it. In other words you are trading your time for money. Its also repetitive, uninspiring work and, for most people to sustain anything long term, there needs to be some passion and motivation involved. That being said there is no investment required by you, apart from your time.

What is YourNetBiz?

YourNetBiz is a home based business opportunity in the form of a Turnkey Internet Marketing Training Program that you can resell and make from $300 to $2000 per sale. The opportunity consists of the Internet Marketing system itself, but you also get a suite of Internet Marketing products that you can resell and keep all of the profits, training products to develop your own knowledge of Internet Marketing, live Internet Training webinars and, at the top entry level, membership of a travel club called Primo vacations.

Is it difficult to make money with yourNetBiz?

The YourNetBiz Turnkey Internet Marketing Program offers complete beginners the opportunity to promote the program, learn how to market and make money online at the same time. Apart from basic computer skills there are no specific skills required for you to start, the program teaches you all the skills required and I know many complete beginners who have enjoyed success with it. It does require an investment (starting from $495 and rising to $2995 for the top package) but here you are investing in a real business opportunity that’s already built for you.

Let’s compare the two.

1. It takes the same amount of time to build a successful home business, with a program such as YourNetBiz, as it does to generate a modest income stuffing envelopes.
2. Once you learn how to make money online effectively you can build business after business, stuffing envelopes is a one tier opportunity!
3. A home business opportunity such as YourNetBiz can be automated, allowing you to create your own time freedom and create choice in your life. Stuffing envelopes, in my opinion, does not offer that.

So, in summary I would say this.

Don’t limit your opportunity to make money, working from home, by the belief that making money online is too difficult. It is not, but it does require commitment, hard work and determination.

Don’t limit your opportunity to make money, working from home, by selecting something that cannot be automated.

Generating a greater financial return for your time often requires an initial investment, but the right investment can create the financial independence that might just change your life!

Modern Building Design – Is it Green Yet?

What makes a building design green? Sustainable materials, especially those available locally, or can it be recycled. Other choices include reusable, renewable and nontoxic materials. Building designers may also choose the orientation of the building on the site to take advantage of the sun or a breeze, or to minimize unfavorable weather conditions.

Construction methods and techniques are chosen to minimize environmental disruption of the building site and reduce construction waste. Renewable energy sources such as active or passive solar or wind power may be included in the building design. High efficiency water, energy and waste systems are often included to reduce the long-term operating costs.

In spite of the recent global economic problems, sustainable building projected to increase. In part the growth is fueled by a growing number of government initiatives and by increasing public demand for green products and services. More and more often the public expects and even prefers to do business with “green companies.

The US is not alone in implementing governmental building design initiatives. Canada, France, Germany, India, Israel, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, South Africa, and the United Kingdom have gotten involved. All have explored, recommended or implemented some form of sustainable building design initiatives or standards.

The unprecedented public demand for all things “green” has spurred a bevy of competing green building standards. The best known is the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System created by the US Green Building Council. Dozens of others exist, yet there is no national green building standard.

The lack of a national standard combined with increasing public demand has led some companies to falsely claim their buildings are green. In some cases the building designer has not considered sustainability at all. These companies may believe they cannot adequately compete in the marketplace without some claim to one green building standard or another.

Green building design is now an important world wide trend in construction. Its rise to importance, has taken decades.  Many experts believe that in the future all building design will be green. It won’t be discretionary and it won’t be a novelty. It will be the standard way buildings are designed. We’re not there yet, but we’re moving in the right direction and moving quickly.