Portland Beer Champ Lucky Labrador Brewing Turns 20

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Old buddies Rick Wiggins, owner of DAMAR Heating, Inc. and Gary Geist, co-owner of Lucky Labrador, go way back- they met through an acquaintance 15 years ago when Gary and his partners were opening up a second location in Multnomah Village. Rick designed and constructed the HVAC system in that building, which was converted from an old masonic temple into a gorgeous neighborhood staple that draws a large human and K-9 crowd year round. Lucky Lab now has two breweries and four pubs throughout Portland, and DAMAR Heating, Inc. continues to update and maintain all of their HVAC systems. Read more

Expose Yourself To Ductwork! Exposed Ducts as a Design Element

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Ductwork: not just to be seen from your attic anymore. Spice things up with exposed ducts.

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What if, instead of thinking about ductwork as an ugly metal tubing system necessary to get air from one part of your home to another, you thought of it as a wonderfully practical design element? A statement piece, with a purpose. Could it be that ductwork can actually add style to your home- beautifully complimenting that new gas range you just installed in your kitchen, or providing a sexy, modern aesthetic to your revamped bedroom? We say, heck yes! The times, they are a-changin’. Read more