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(What’s so Great About )The Calgary Home and Garden Show?

We have the pleasure of participating in the upcoming Calgary Home & Garden Show running Feb 28 – March 3, 2019 and if you are considering a renovation or thinking about building a new home, we think you might want to head down too!  We will be there all weekend to meet with you and let you know […]

Posted on: February 15th, 2018 by Ellergodt Design

Clearing the Air on Green Building – Part 2

  In part two of our exploration into Green Building, we want to share some general information about some of the major certification programs available in Canada for residential design and construction.  We will place them in order of simplest to most onerous.  We believe these organizations provide the skills based education necessary for professionals in the […]

Posted on: February 2nd, 2017 by Ellergodt Design

Clearing the Air on Green Building – Part 1

What comes to mind when you see the words Green Building, Eco Friendly, or Sustainable? Curiosity?  Overwhelm?  Uncertainty?  A sudden desire to put on a pair of Birkenstocks?  An urge to run away? Often when topics around sustainability and in particular sustainable building practices arise it can lead to far more questions than answers.   In the […]

Posted on: June 27th, 2016 by Ellergodt Design

BEgin with Understanding

Or…What Exactly is a Residential Designer? What we’ve come to realize in recent years, is that there is some confusion out there about what the difference is between an Architect, a Residential Designer, and an Interior Designer. When we were recently at the Calgary Home and Garden Show we would hear comments as people passed […]

Posted on: April 5th, 2016 by Ellergodt Design

What’s So Great About the Home Show?

This weekend (February 25-28) we have the pleasure of participating in the Calgary Home & Garden Show…and if you are considering a renovation or thinking about building a new home, we think you might want to head down too! As overwhelming as it can be, the Calgary Home & Garden Show (CHGS)  is a fantastic place to […]

Posted on: February 23rd, 2016 by Ellergodt Design

Working Backwards…

It’s that time of year when people begin thinking about undertaking home projects great and small.   If you are considering renovating or building a home  in Calgary this year, there are numerous considerations to keep in mind (so you don’t lose your mind.) We want to walk you through the stages you generally go through when […]

Posted on: January 20th, 2016 by Ellergodt Design

Don’t Go it Alone – Where to Begin with Home Design

You’ve heard the saying “measure twice, cut once”, right?  This adage is never more important than when you are planning to renovate or build a new home – whether your project is as simple as a basement development, or as complex as an inner city custom home.  As homeowners, it can be easy to step […]

Posted on: December 3rd, 2015 by Ellergodt Design
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