Archive for May 2017

The Greenest House

BACK TO BLOG Home Homeowners Portfolio Professionals Our Company Blog Contact Us Home Homeowners Portfolio Professionals Our Company Blog Contact Us The Greenest HouseWhat is the measure of true sustainability? Blog 31MAY2017 Vermont Lake HouseLudlow, VT View Project Rick ReynoldsCOMMUNICATIONS Follow Us Rick ReynoldsCOMMUNICATIONS Some have said that the greenest house is the one that…

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The Incredible Lightness of Heavy Timber

Seem counterintuitive? Read on. By Rick Reynolds Admittedly, the “lightness of heavy timber” sounds like a contradiction in terms. After all, “heavy timber,” by definition, sounds like a “weighty” subject. But buildings built with heavy timber can be “light” in every sense of the word. Before we get into the lightness of heavy timber construction,…

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Serving Multiple Masters

Think multiple master-bedroom suites signify declining intimacy? Think again. By Rick Reynolds In addition to the usual wish list items requested by new homebuyers, multiple master bedroom suites are now trending among modern masters of their own universes. And despite archaic perceptions surrounding the subject, there are myriad reasons for this new shift toward separate/multiple…

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Passive Aggressive

Passive House Performance for Single and Multi-Family In September of 2010, the New York Times featured a Passive House story on the front page of its business section: “Can We Build in a Brighter Shade of Green?,”  by Tom Zeller Jr. The story followed the homeowners’ journey as they navigated the Passive House landscape. We…

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