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2004, 2016

Appraising Appraisals: Show Us the Green in Green Homes!

By | April 20th, 2016|Categories:  Sustainable Design|Comments Off on Appraising Appraisals: Show Us the Green in Green Homes!

by Rick Reynolds A big conundrum for many environmentally conscientious people intent on building a new home today lies in aligning their values with the financing process. Unfortunately, the construction of renewable energy-reliant, high performance [...]

1904, 2016

Just Window Shopping Part 1

By | April 19th, 2016|Categories: energy efficiency|Comments Off on Just Window Shopping Part 1

Part 1: Residential Window Science Made Easy By Rick Reynolds Window performance can be a complex subject filled with arcane data, impossible formulas, and myriad applications. To further complicate things, there are many types of [...]

1904, 2016

Just Window Shopping Part 2

By | April 19th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Just Window Shopping Part 2

Part 2: Meet Glass Master, Dave Levasseur  By Rick Reynolds As the window master at Bensonwood and Unity Homes, Dave Levasseur goes to great panes (sorry) to match each custom home, commercial structure or public [...]

1804, 2016

Dave Levasseur Named a “Trendsetter” at Business Monadnock’s Awards

By | April 18th, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Bensonwood Associates|Comments Off on Dave Levasseur Named a “Trendsetter” at Business Monadnock’s Awards

By Rick Reynolds   “In a time when fail videos, negative press and bickering presidential candidates seem to get more attention than positive events, I really value highlighting the good that so many people in [...]

2701, 2016

Making Sustainable Homes the New Normal

By | January 27th, 2016|Categories:  Sustainable Design, Building Standards|Comments Off on 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 [...]