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YardPod Flat Roof? Overhang?

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I am always amazed when people say "I do not want a flat roof, the water will pond." YardPod Roof Overhang In ancient times when roof membranes leaked, this was a valid concern, but no more.  We use Dura-Last roof membranes which are effective on a totally flat roof and warranted for 15 [...]

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YardPods® – Maximum Comfort and Minimum Energy

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YardPods are custom-designed to meet the needs of each owner. One of the factors considered is the microclimate in which it is to be placed and how it is to be used. We prefer to design each YardPod specifically for its location and orientation rather than having standard designs which may or may not work [...]

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Vintage High School Students in Napa are learning about Sustainability by building a YardPod®

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Setting out Foundations Congratulations to: Gail Sims (CPA Green Technology Grant Advisor), Chris Auld, Brady Mitchell, Heather Jackson, John Rutherford and Jen Kohl, all teachers at Vintage High School in Napa, California, who applied for, and were awarded a “California Partnership Academy (CPA) Green Technology Grant.” Green Technology pathway courses are designed for [...]

YardPod® Update February 2012

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How Much Does a YardPod Cost? This is the single most asked question we get. Our website lists a finished YardPod in the greater San Francisco Bay Area at a starting price of $11,500 for an 8ft x 8ft unit and a starting price of $14,500 for a 10ft x 12ft YardPod, again in the [...]

Tiny Homes, Simple Shelters by Lloyd Kahn, Shelter Publications, Inc. 2012.

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YardPods is fortunate to be featured (p89) in this new book, along with some 150 other small buildings. Building types are gathered into chapters: “Tiny Homes on Foundations” “Tiny Homes on Wheels” “Tiny Homes by Architects” “Prefab Kits” “Earthy Materials” “Treehouses” “On the Road” “On the Water”   The book has 213 pages packed with [...]

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Top 10 Reasons why YOU need a YardPod®

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Reason #1: “You need MORE SPACE.” This is the primary reason why people add a YardPod. More and more people are working from home either part time or full time, and the dining room table is simply not the most efficient place to work. A YardPod provides additional usable space quickly and efficiently and the [...]

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What will your YardPod® be?

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Home Office Walk to work! The perfect place to read or surf the web or talk as loud as you want. Media Room Move the kid noise into the back yard. Or watch your favorite movie without distractions. Arts & Crafts Studio The perfect setting for inspiration. Picture yourself lost in creativity. Zen Retreat Uninterrupted [...]

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