Author Archives: hbdi

Designer’s Corner: An Air Bath For Me?

Every time I get about half way through my first interview with a new client, the subject of tubs comes up, heats up, polarizes couples, then we have a bit of education. There are many differing opinions on bathing vessels, but for today, keeping in mind our Aging In Place community, let’s find out if what […]

Dr. Eric Shapira's New Wrinkle

Dr. Eric Shapira, gerontologist local specialist, has just published a fantastic book on aging, “A New Winkle, What I Learned from Older People Who Never Acted Their Age.”  It’s available on Amazon it is a wonderful personal story, reference book, spiritual message, medical resource family guide on every practical personal aspect of aging. I highly recommend this book to […]

HB Building Design wins Woman-Owned Business of the Year Award

HB Building Design, owned by local business woman Jane Regan, has been named the Woman-Owned Business of the Year for San Mateo County. Regan will be among 21 women business leaders that are to be honored at the Silicon Valley Woman-Owned Business Award Celebration taking place on the Google campus November 10th, 2009. The Women’s […]

Home Maintenance Tip: Paint Now Before Winter Sets In

Can you believe how quickly this year is just flying by? Winter still seems a long way off, but we are in the 8th month of the year already. Now is the time to think about freshening up your home for more enjoyment before the hectic holiday season ‘suddenly’ sets in, during those long winter […]

LEED For Homes…

LEED for Homes is a rating system that promotes the design construction of high-performance green homes. A green home uses less energy, water natural resources, creates less waste, is healthier more comfortable for occupants. Benefits of a LEED home include lower energy water bills; reduced greenhouse gas emissions; less exposure to mold, mildew other indoor […]