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AIA Maine Award

A week ago right now we were the last ones to leave the AIA awards celebration, because we were having such a blast celebrating our good friends at Whitten Architects—and countless other talented architects in this great state— who won yet more recognition for this gem of a house they let us build. This award,...
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,...