Monthly Archives: January 2016

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Making Sustainable Homes the New Normal

Tedd Benson Speaks at Greenbuild 2015, Washington, D.C.  By Rick Reynolds In order to fulfill its social contract with homebuyers, the building industry has a moral obligation to make high quality, low-energy, life-inspiring, sustainable homes that are at the same time, affordable and worthy of the role they play in peoples’ lives; this according to [...]

January 27th, 2016|Comments Off on Making Sustainable Homes the New Normal

Tedd Benson named Among State’s Most Influential People In 2015 by New Hampshire Magazine

Tedd Benson, co-founder of Bensonwood and Unity Homes, was named to New Hampshire Magazine’s 2015 “It” list of influential Granite Staters. The list of luminaries includes a varied group of movers and shakers working in education, the arts, politics, business, and publishing. Among the 14 people who made the eclectic list are two NH political [...]

January 27th, 2016|Comments Off on Tedd Benson named Among State’s Most Influential People In 2015 by New Hampshire Magazine

John Dunbar, Unity Homes' High Performance Athlete In Back-to-Back Triathlons

Fast time at Mont-Trembant Canada earned spot at start line of the Ironman World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii By Rick Reynolds After Unity Home’s sales associate John Dunbar completed the grueling Ironman triathlon in Mont Tremblant, Canada, with an overall time of 9:45. Eighth out of 374 in his age group (and 53rd out of [...]

January 17th, 2016|Comments Off on John Dunbar, Unity Homes' High Performance Athlete In Back-to-Back Triathlons

Tranquility Base: Reassessing the Energy-Efficient Home

By Rick Reynolds Despite the growing movement to make our homes more operationally and environmentally sustainable, many homebuyers are left scratching their heads over the cost/benefit analysis. Especially in times of cheap oil, talk of energy-efficient, super-insulated, tightly-sealed houses can fall on deaf ears. So, while lowering one’s carbon footprint can make both economic and [...]

January 13th, 2016|Comments Off on Tranquility Base: Reassessing the Energy-Efficient Home