press+awards

Gooseneck Light Compliments Arts & Crafts Home ~ Barn Light Electric
9/24/14

Barn Light Electric featured one of our homes in their Blog Post

When Lori and Nick decided to build a new Craftsman-style home just south of Los Angeles, they chose an architect with a love for the style. Jeff Jeannette and his wife Roberta are both licensed architects who…
read more…

Jeannette Architects awarded Best of Houzz 2014 Design & Service
February 2014

Jeannette Architects awarded Best of Houzz 2014 for both Design & Customer Service

Annual Survey and Analysis of 16 Million Monthly Houzz Users Reveals Top-Rated Building, Remodeling and Design Professionals

February 4, 2014 – Jeannette Architects of Long Beach, California has been awarded “Best Of Houzz” for both categories - Service…
read more…

Jeannette Architects awarded Best of Houzz 2013
March 2013

Jeannette Architects of Long Beach, California
Receives Houzz’s 2013 ‘Best Of Houzz’ Award

Annual Survey and Analysis of 11 Million Monthly Users
Reveals Top-Rated U.S. Professionals

Long Beach, CA — March, 2013 – Jeannette Architects of Long Beach has been awarded “Best Of Houzz” 2013 by Houzz, the leading online platform…
read more…

Jeannette Architects Receives Houzz’s 2012 ‘Best Of Remodeling’ Design Award
October, 2012

First-Ever Survey & Analysis of More than 1.2 Million Members Reveals Top-Rated Professionals and Current Design Trends from Across the Country

[Long Beach, CA] — October, 2012 – Jeannette Architects of Long Beach, CA has been awarded “Best Of Remodeling” Design & Customer Satisfaction Award 2012 by read more…

Houzz.com: Not Just for Cars: Garage Doors for the Home
December 12, 2011

Our Kelty home was featured on Houzz.com for its creative use of glass garage doors for an interior space. Check it out!

Link to Houzz.com Article

New LEED Home in Newport Beach Shifts Local Culture Towards Sustainability
November 10, 2011

New LEED® Home in Newport Beach Shifts Local Culture Towards Sustainability

LEED for Homes Guided Tour December 3, 2011

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Construction is currently underway on one of the most sustainable homes to be built in Orange County. Striving for LEED Platinum Certification, this home in the highly desirable seaside…
read more…

New home pays homage to Green & Green
August 14, 2011

New home pays homage to Greene & Greene
The two-story Craftsman in Long Beach is an updating of the Arts and Crafts movement.

Article displayed in the Los Angeles Times | Real Estate "Home of the Week" Section
Designed by Jeannette Architects

To say Steve Weaver is a Greene & Greene fan is an…
read more…

Want to Rehab and Modern or Craftsman Home?
August 3, 2011

Want to Rehab a Modern or Craftsman Home? Architect Jeff Jeannette Answers our Questions…

From the well known blog Modern-Bungalow.com…

We didn’t ask just anyone….Long Beach-based architect Jeff Jeannette has completed many stunning Southern California projects, and he graciously fielded our questions ranging from restoring Cliff May homes to retroactively judging tract…
read more…

Green Building Industry To Prosper With New Initiatives
February 15-28, 2011

California's Charge Toward Energy Efficiency Aims to Spur Job Growth
Long Beach Business Journal, Going Green Section, February 15-28, 2011

(Complete Story - PDF Link)

Homeowners looking to upgrade their properties with energy-efficient improvements can breathe a sigh of relief as new initiatives in California are expected to offset the cuts…
read more…

Why Masonry?
October 2010

The Kelty home has been featured in the Concrete Masonry Association's PR Mailer and Website, WhyMasonry.org. The Article focuses on "4 Reasons Your Next Building should be built with Masonry; It's Green, It's Affordable, It's Flexible & Attractive, It's Safe"

Visit WhyMasonry.org to find out…
read more…

Making Your Old House More Energy Efficient
June, 2010

Written for the June Belmont Heights Community Association Newsletter

I'm asked quite often, "What can I do to make my old 1920's home more energy efficient?"

This is not such an easy question to answer but I'd like to provide some recommendations to consider. The most important plan of action…
read more…

Designing Green Energy Efficient Homes - Advanced training
May 12, 2010

Jeff Jeannette has taken and passed the Advanced Training Certification Level for Build It Green's Energy Efficient Home Design.

He understands the finer details of comprehensive green home analysis and decision making pathways to upgrading/remodeling homes, including green building practices that address energy and water conservation, indoor air quality, moisture…
read more…

944 Magazine | Jeannette Home
April 2010

944 Magazine
Home is Where the Art Is
Orange County, California

Three Local Architects Present Their Breathtaking Masterpieces

Take a look around. Whether sitting in an office, relaxing in the bedroom, or dining and wining at
the hottest new restaurant, architecture is everywhere to eat, work, sleep and play amongst. Not a
day goes by without…
read more…

Conserving Water through Faucet Selection
February 12, 2010

A lot of water is wasted at the kitchen and bathroom sink. Often the user will "leave the water running" because it's inconvenient to turn the water off quickly and easily without losing the temperature setting. Faucets with separate Hot and Cold controls are the major culprits.

A very easy…
read more…

Kelty Home: USGBC Home Tour
December 9, 2009

The United States Green Building Council Presents a Sustainable Modern Home Tour
Wednesday | December 9 | 2009

"The Long Beach Branch is celebrating the holiday with a unique modern home tour. The tour features two renovations of original Cliff May mid-century ranch-style homes and a modern desert-style home. These three beautiful…
read more…

Long Beach Magazine | Simonson / Manwaring Home
July 1, 2009

Comfy and Cozy

Sigrid Simonson and Bob Manwaring are trendsetters. The couple purchased their Naples home in 2000 and lived modestly in a 670 square-foot stucco cottage for four years. When the time came for a remodel, friends and neighbors assumed they would do what has become commonplace in Naples -…
read more…

Jeannette Architects a Member of Build it Green & USGBC
March 13, 2009

Jeannette Architects is committed to the practice of designing Green; not because everyone else is, but because every building should be. We have always incorporated No-Cost Passive Solar Design into our homes.

Jeff Jeannette is a Certified Green Building Professional with Build it Green, the leading…
read more…

Tot Lot Finally Set for Kids
January 21, 2009

Preface: The design concept for the arch at Livingston Park centered around "fitting in" with the surrounding Spanish style homes in the immediate area and scale of the families that visit. Jeannette Architects designed the new arch at Livingston Park pro bono

After 18 months of fundraising,…
read more…

Long Beach Magazine | Weaver Home
November 2008

A Glimpse Into the Past

With the help of local architect Jeff Jeannette, the 45-year-old owner of Weaver Builders Inc. and his wife Marie created and designed a 3,600 livable square-foot Craftsman home featuring four bedrooms, four-and-a-half bathrooms, two offices, an enclosed patio, a personal gym and a garage tall enough…
read more…

CMACN Grand Award Winner
July 2008

Jeannette Architects was awarded the Grand Award for the design and implementation of Concrete Block into our “Kelty” Modern home.

"Although a Concrete Masonry home may not seem the norm, this home has incorporated traditional forms and sustainable practices to set lightly on the earth"

View PDF

Long Beach Magazine | Jeannette Home
March 2008

Building a Dream Home
the jeannette way

Though Jeff and Roberta Jeannette do not think of themselves as environmental messiahs, their message to the residential architectural community is wholly “green.” The Jeannette lifestyle might impress some as an extreme green approach to living; it may, however, be a glimpse into the not-so-distant…
read more…

Inspired House
February 2006

A Better House, Not a Bigger One
by Sigrid Simonson

With the friendly face of a suntanned surfer, our contractor, Tony Hunter, looks approachable. That might explain why so many total strangers felt free to offer their opinions about the one-story house he was building for my husband, Bob Manwaring and…
read more…