Namaste! to Digambar Jain Sangh of Northern California

Last year we received one of the most unusual commissions of Beausoleil Architects’ 30 year history,  a new Jain Temple and Meditation complex in the rural hills above Milpitas. In our research, we learned that Jainism is an ancient religion, related to but not the same as Hinduism, centered on … Read More

Earth Day News

While many community-based Earth Day volunteer efforts and celebrations are delayed or cancelled because of the quarantine, we wanted to share some good news about the results of energy efficient construction and the use of solar to achieve Net Zero. While the current coronavirus crisis is horrific in the number … Read More

First year in Pacifica

Bee-autiful and ready for spring! February 15th marks our 28th wedding anniversary as well as the first anniversary of getting our temporary occupancy permit and moving into our new house!  It was a temporary permit as we still had to finalize the front yard landscaping to satisfy the planning department. … Read More

-$48 PG&E bill, i.e. it’s time to buy a new car!

We recently gave our first Net Zero Energy talk to the Rotary Club of Menlo Park (thank you Maya Sewald of Ovation Homes Real Estate for the introduction). Besides putting together a nice slide show with photos explaining the energy efficient solutions we built into our new home, it was … Read More

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