Archive for November 2017

Getting Into Your Custom Lake House Sooner

On a lake, in the trees.

A season saved is a season earned Sooner or later, many of us will succumb to the allure of a custom lake house. But when that decision to take the plunge comes belatedly, sooner can still mean a whole summer sooner with Montage building. Off-site fabrication, with its non-linear, parallel processing—concurrent with site work—and rapid…

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Banking on “Green” of the Sustainable Kind

Savings Bank of Walpole, Keene

Reimagining how banks look and feel, while reducing their long-term costs By Rick Reynolds When the Savings Bank of Walpole wanted to reimagine their new Keene, NH, branch to service the city’s northernmost sector, they hired local green-builder, Bensonwood, of Walpole, NH, to break different ground. As a harbinger for their new branches going forward,…

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The All-Electric House: Back to the Future

GE Realty Plot Homes

By Rick Reynolds It’s been 112 years since the first all-electric bungalow style house at 1155 Avon Road in Schenectady, NY, made its debut. Known as the house without a kitchen chimney, General Electric’s Harry W. Hillman built the experimental demonstration home in 1905 to prove that electricity, alone, could power all the energy requirements…

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Green, High-Performance, Multi-Family Housing

Bensonwood Southface Village at Okemo Mountain

BACK TO BLOG Home Homeowners Portfolio Professionals Our Company Blog Contact Us Home Homeowners Portfolio Professionals Our Company Blog Contact Us Green Multifamily Housing Blog 20APRIL2018 Southface Village at Okemo ResortLudlow, VT View Project Rick ReynoldsCOMMUNICATIONS Follow Us Rick ReynoldsCOMMUNICATIONS Environmentally sensitive and operationally sustainable multifamily properties are essential for both construction professionals and consumers…

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