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Zero Energy Homes

Zero Energy Homes

The science behind solar, and electricity as a form of sustainable energy, has progressed significantly over the last decade. With advances in construction and mechanical technologies, owning a zero energy home is now something that’s financially possible for the mainstream home buyer. Energy efficient home features enable a zero energy home to generate as much...
Maine Design/Build Custom Home

Maine Design/Build Custom Home

As the mornings cool off and the days shorten, BenCo has moved inside to put the finishing touches on a unique custom home on a spectacular rural lot in New Gloucester, Maine.  The house, which Ben designed from the ground up with input from the homeowners, melds traditional New England cape forms with simple, modern,...