What's best for you, a look at generators and back-up electrical systems for your home. Here in Potomac, permanently installed Hgenerators or other back-up systems have become the new must-have for high end suburban life. This may be because during the last few years we have experienced more weather-related power out...
By Mike Denker A thousand years of building technology, designed to take advantage of the effects of gravity comprise our basic bulwark against water inserting itself unpleasantly into our lives. Added tools include sealants, pipes and pumps. Gravity will inevitably keep rain, snow, and sleet falling upon our roofs which t...
If there ever were a double-edged sword, it would be water. Water is essential and integral to life, but it also has the power to make our lives miserable. Here in the DC Metro area it has been raining for three weeks, and folks are getting weary of this much H2O. For centuries mankind has worked to keep water outside thei...
Hopkins & Porter has been published in the January/February 2009 Issue Washington Spaces Magazine for a renovation done on 100 year old cabin. ( See photos and job progress ). The concept and design of the renovation was by Hopkins & Porter's resident architect, Kai Tong, AIA, and built by Hopkins and Porter's craf...