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Maple Park – Construction Update 5/16

Construction continues on Maple Park, our 56-unit affordable multi-family project in Live Oak which is being constructed by the Regional Housing Authority of Sutter and Nevada Counties. Pre-manufactured walls...

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Concrete Pour Video – Post Tension Slab

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xc5YuWhkirY This video shows some of the processes involved in pouring a post-tension slab in a larger multi-story residential building. Look for the green “tendons” just before they are encased...

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Sacramento Kings Game

MNA team members and some of our spouses and friends attended the Sacramento Kings game last Thursday where the Kings took on the LA Clippers at the Power Balance...

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Thermal Mass

Thermal mass is a phrase one hears often in our corner of the industry, due to the fact that when properly used, it can significantly increase the efficiency of a...

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Lobby Day for Affordable Housing

The California Housing Consortium brought in Senate Pro Tem Senator Steinberg, Senator Mark DeSaulnier, Assemblyman Cameron Smyth and the heads of HCD and CalFHA to talk about the critical bills...

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Multi-Family Housing And Solar

The massive solar array that seemingly floats over the new affordable housing building at 7th and H in downtown Sacramento is composed of 680 solar PV (photovoltaic) panels that...

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Living In An Mogavero-Designed Eco-Urban House

I was a happy, dedicated Davis resident, who thoroughly enjoyed the bicycle paths, greenbelts and kid-centric culture but my wife, daughter and I moved to West Sacramento for one...

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Natural Ventilation: UCD Tercero Student Housing Phase Two

Solar chimneys in 2000 year old structures throughout the Middle East served as a historical precedent for a natural ventilation system to cool the UC Davis Tercero Student Housing project....

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How To Specify Galvanized Steel So That It Looks Good

We use uncoated galvanized steel as a sustainable finish in many of our projects. It is sustainable because galvanizing produces a durable, no maintenance finish with a sixty-year plus...

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Excellent Street Redevelopment in West Sacramento

We have the fortune of currently working on two great redevelopment infill projects in West Sacramento. As a result, we are working in the area where the City has...