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Screen porch and deck with railing added to a Middleton, Wisconsin home by TDS Custom Construction.
Christi Transforming a Wisconsin Garage into a  “High-Performance” Workshop

TDS Design Build’s very own Director of Design & Architect, Christi Weber, recounts how she and her husband turned their detached garage into a high-performance…

The TDS Team at Work Job Opening — Architectural Designer/Design Project Manager

Talented individuals with two or more years of professional experience sought for our Architectural Designer/Design Project Manager position. Submit a cover letter and resume by emailing info@tdsdesignbuild.com

Christi Green Building Advisor: The “Slabless” Slab

Christi Weber, TDS’s Director of Design, talks concrete-free foundations for the future. The construction industry is facing a critical challenge: the environmental impact of concrete.…

Christi Fine Homebuilding: Christi Weber, Architect

Fine Homebuilding ’s latest feature is all about TDS Design-Build’s very own Christi Weber in their #KeepCraftAlive series. The series highlights individuals who have passionately…

TDS Construction Crew Member Framing a High Performance Home Tour TDS Custom Construction’s Latest High-Performance Home Build

Sunday, December 3, 2023, 11 am -1 pm Building resilient and energy-efficient homes has never been more critical, but the higher construction price can be…

Passive House Now Hiring  – We are Growing our Team

Join our team and put yourself on a path to a successful, lifelong career. At TDS, we offer interesting work and a pathway to furthering your career goals.

Your Guide to How TDS Constructs Design/Build Budgets

Our Three-Step Process  Defining a construction or remodel budget can be intimidating. But with TDS Custom Construction, you can rest assured your budget is in…

Planning a Green Remodeling or Construction Project?

Start here with our tips for what you must do before you start a remodeling or building project. Are you considering a remodeling project that…

TDS Lead Carpenter Alex Bartlett Featured in Journal of Light Construction

The Lindl Project One of our lead carpenters, Alex Bartlett, was recently featured in the Journal of Light Construction, highlighting one of our latest projects…

Dog in TDS house Help Us Build Our Online Presence

Can we ask you a quick favor? Help us by taking 30 seconds to leave us a review on Google. Not only does this help…

Ian Schwandt TDS Project Developer Ian Schwandt Now Co-Host of Fine Homebuilding Podcast

TDS’s Ian Schwandt is Now a Co-Host The Fine Homebuilding Podcast focuses on the preservation of craftsmanship and the advancement of home performance in residential…

Ben Blodgett, the owner of TDS Custom Construction, has his portrait taken in Madison, Wisconsin on June 10, 2021. TDS Custom Construction Owner Ben Blodgett Featured in Fine Homebuilding Magazine

Passion for the Craft Our very own Ben Blodgett was recently featured in Fine Homebuilding magazine’s issue #305. Check out his feature below, and listen…

Sustainable Building & Remodeling

Sustainability for your home can mean a lot of things. This blog post breaks it down below into three easily digestible parts: from sustainable remodeling to deep energy retrofits and passive home construction.

Remodeling Checklist

Remodeling Checklist

Oct 12 2021

Follow along for the continuation of this blog series—where we’ll first update you on the mechanical systems (heat and ventilation) that we used for the home, then share some interesting data points on the home’s energy performance.

Passive House build in Wisconsin with super-insulation, air-tightness, and solar panels to achieve net-zero energy, constructed by TDS Custom Construction. Mud Lake House Update: The Mechanical Systems

Follow along for the continuation of this blog series—where we’ll first update you on the mechanical systems (heat and ventilation) that we used for the home, then share some interesting data points on the home’s energy performance.