Passive Solar Energy in Timber Frame Homes

In a globally conscious world, energy efficiency has become a top priority for many home builders. Woodhouse is no different. Since its creation in 1979, we have provided beautiful yet sustainable timber frame homes. When Steve Keller first created Woodhouse, he began...

Green Building Sustainability

Green Home Builders – Timber Framing Initially called “Solar Northern Post and Beam,” Woodhouse® was formed in 1979 by Steve Keller and an MIT-graduate architect. The focus of that little company was to build beautiful, energy-efficient homes utilizing passive solar...

Choosing a Timber Frame Floor Plan

Choosing a floor plan can be an overwhelming process. Following these simple guidelines can help you choose the floor plan that’s perfect for you and your family. Timberframe Floor Plan Tips From Woodhouse Download the PDF 1.) Using an Old House as a Guide  – One of...

Timber Frame Wood Species

When dismantling the historic timber framed barns and shelters of the past, it’s common to discover a variety of different wood timbers making up the structural frame. When function – and not aesthetics – was invariably the priority, timbers easily accessible and...