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Give a Damn, Don’t Get a Dam!

“Dam!” That’s what many contractors and homeowners alike were thinking during the winter of 2011. The constant snow, freezing rain, and bitter cold wreaked havoc on our homes—especially our roofs.  Many of us tired quickly of those cute little icicles as they grew into large ice masses hanging onto the edges of our roofs, punishing the […]

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Deep Energy Measure Verification Workshop – Sturbridge 12/2/11

Hi all, I attended the Deep Energy  Verification Workshop on Friday and my head is still spinning with excitement. The workshop had 2 main goals: to demonstrate the results from recently completed Deep Energy Retrofits (DERs) and then present the techniques that enable me as a renovator/  home builder  to accomplish the goals.  This workshop […]

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Don’t Let that Wind In!

Old and drafty homes are so romantic – until you see the heating bill. One of our recent jobs on a particularly old house (we think it was built in the early 1900’s) is a perfect example of this.  The house was so drafty the clients complained that they could hear the wind and traffic […]

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