Green building is plummeting Green building is falling. Only about 5,000 projects in the U.S. each year are considered “green,” as registered by LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), Green Globes and Living Building Challenge projects. That’s less than 0.1 percent of projects overall. This... View Article

Michigan ranks 44th for average annual sunshine.  Despite this, according to a recent report, there are currently 1,840 customers in Michigan that are on a “net metering program” that allows  them to use solar systems to offset (and theoretically sell back energy) their electricity... View Article

There’s a great great piece on Tesla’s Powerwall, over at the Cherryland Electric Cooperative’s blog written by General Manager Tony Anderson.  The advent of their new home battery shows a lot of promise for the future, but has some mathematical limitations currently.  It’s not the... View Article


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Craven Construction Inc. offers all of the following building services for Northern Michigan.

  • custom home building
  • energy efficient homes
  • pre-fab homes
  • starter homes
  • luxury/vacation homes
  • commercial building construction
  • remodeling services
  • additions
  • kitchens and baths
  • sunrooms
  • interior trim
  • exterior trim
  • outdoor structures, garages, car ports
  • decks, screened porches, railings
  • gazebos, pergolas, and landscape structures
  • roofing and siding