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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

Pathways to Designing High-Performance Buildings

By Rick Reynolds  One of the challenges to building a durable, healthy, high-performance home or commercial building lies in determining who should design it. The range of choices and decisions are many, and expenses can easily mount without a firm hand on how to solve basic (or complex) design and engineering issues. There are two [...]

December 27th, 2015|Comments Off on Pathways to Designing High-Performance Buildings

Flexible, Adaptable Living Spaces and Millennials

By Rick Reynolds At Bensonwood and Unity Homes, we are dedicated to maximizing the Open-Built® features on every project. Open-Built is about “disentanglement” and reorganization, which leads to mechanical systems being separated from the structure and organized for easy accessibility. But why does this matter? Why should anyone want access to dark recesses of the [...]

December 17th, 2015|Comments Off on Flexible, Adaptable Living Spaces and Millennials

SouthFace Village at Okemo: An Eco-Conscious Mountain Community.

By Rick Reynolds With the need for stricter land management and higher-density, lower-impact developments increasingly being required, Bensonwood’s high-performance building technologies are being called upon to address the challenge. And nowhere is the challenge more imperative than in Vermont, a state known for its pristine views, progressive environmental laws and stringent building codes. As an [...]

December 7th, 2015|Comments Off on SouthFace Village at Okemo: An Eco-Conscious Mountain Community.

Unity Home to be Featured at Greenbuild 2015

Unity is known for building homes unusually quickly, but the show home that’s being featured at this year’s Greenbuild Conference and Trade Show in Washington D.C. will set a new bar for speed.  Rapid on-site construction is one of the reasons that organizers of Greenbuild, the premier conference and expo for the green building industry, [...]

November 5th, 2015|Comments Off on Unity Home to be Featured at Greenbuild 2015

Bensonwood Event Raises Record Amount for the Fall Mountain Food-shelf.

Alstead NH, Sept 19, 2015 Harvest Hoedown Fundraiser by Rick Reynolds The totals were in and Fall Mountain Food Shelf Director, Mary Lou Huffling was deeply moved by the warmth and support in evidence at Bensonwood’s Harvest Hoedown fundraiser. ”As always, it was a very heartwarming experience of community caring, and it will make such [...]

October 21st, 2015|Comments Off on Bensonwood Event Raises Record Amount for the Fall Mountain Food-shelf.