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Ductless Mini-Split Heat Pumps

Like standard air-source heat pumps, mini splits have two main components: an outdoor compressor/condenser, and an indoor air-handling unit. A conduit, which houses the power cable, refrigerant tubing, suction tubing, and a condensate drain, links the outdoor and indoor units. The main advantages of mini splits are their small size and flexibility for zoning or […]

2012 Green Builder Home of the Year Award

What Is Green?

By the NAHB (National Association of Home Builders) Green homes incorporate environmental considerations and resource efficiency into every step of the building and development process to minimize environmental impact. The design, construction, and operation of a home must focus on energy and water efficiency, resource efficient building design and materials, indoor environmental quality, and must […]

2009 Parade Home Favorite

Excerpt from Article by Brad Mee, Utah Style and Design Magazine Among my favorite homes was a two-bedroom abode called Terra Spiritus (yes, each entry is named) located in Kayenta. Builder Jake Joines and Gulch Design Group created a modestly sized (3,200-square-foot) single level abode surrounded by unspoiled Utah desert. Simple yet striking, the very […]

Cherry Creek Radio Interviews J2 Construction

Cherry Creek Radio: J2 Construction LLC specializes in green building and won the 2008 Green Build Home of the Year Award from the Utah Home Builder’s Association. J2 Construction’s 2009 Parade Home is located in the spectacular Shinava Trail area of the Kayenta Development. Jake Joines, owner and operator of J2 Construction is here to […]

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