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Jesse Fowler

Jesse holds two General Contracting licenses and performs custom residential
and commercial design and construction projects in Los Angeles, Orange County, and Santa Barbara. He
founded Tellus Design + Build in 2005 as Orange County’s first “Green” Design and Build firm, and strives to
reject the assumption of disappointment so prevalent in the industry.

Tellus Design + Build Becomes Ygrene Certified Contractor

Press Release — California Design and Build firm joins with Ygrene to offer PACE financing for soft story retrofitting and other energy efficient home and commercial building upgrades. LOS ANGELES, CA — October 10, 2017. Tellus Design + Build announces their partnership with Ygrene to offer 100% financing of energy efficiency, renewable energy, water conservation, and seismic protection upgrades for homes and commercial buildings. As an independent Ygrene Certified contractor, Tellus is now able to provide no money down PACE financing for popular projects like soft story earthquake strengthening retrofits, drought-resistant landscaping, solar system installations, and hundreds of other PACE-eligible improvements.
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3 Benefits of Re-Siding With Fiber Cement

Guest post, Allura USA—Your choice of house exterior siding has a significant effect on your experience as a homeowner, both from the perspective of caring for your home as well as how much you get back. Fiber cement siding has steadily been growing in popularity among homeowners looking for a siding that is functional, attractive, and has a good return on investment (ROI).
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Tellus Build Project Selected for CODAworx Interactive Art Issue

Press Release Design and Art publication highlights Tellus Build’s sculpture at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). LOS ANGELES, CA — August 3, 2017. Tellus Build announces their installment of artist María Elena González’s sculpture, Magic Carpet/Home (2003/2017), is featured in CODAmagazine’s latest Interactive Art issue. Published by CODAworx, the magazine showcases the best design and art projects from around the world, highlighting commendable collaborations between artists, designers, and other industry resources.
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