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 LACMA

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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Soft Story Retrofitting

Tellus Design + Build Partners With Local Engineer for Mandatory Soft Story Retrofit Program

Press Release Design + Build Firm now offers end-to-end construction of City of LA Earthquake Retrofit Requirements. LOS ANGELES, CA — April 27, 2017. To comply with the upcoming mandatory seismic retrofit program set by the City of Los Angeles, Tellus Design + Build partners with local structural engineering firm Greystone Engineering Group to perform soft story retrofitting projects from design to construction completion. Tellus installs these mandatory earthquake retrofits, coordinating with engineers throughout, to prevent future damage to multi-story buildings with open or weak front walls—inevitable in Southern California.
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Tellus Design + Build Supports Local Artist With Open Studio Party and VR Showcase

Press Release Heather Joy Miller Exhibits Art During Vibrant Orange County Event. COSTA MESA, CA — February 28, 2017. Tellus Design + Build partners with artist Heather Joy Miller for an Open Studio Party and Design and Build technology showcase. Last summer, Tellus invited local artists to make the Tellus office space, in essence, their studio—rent-free. Miller has been working in the space ever since, and last weekend’s event showcased her latest work. Tellus also set up a Virtual Reality station for guests, highlighting the use of drones and technology in the architectural world and within the design and build process.
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