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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,...

Net-Zero Energy Homes

Just completed an amazing 10-week online course on Net-Zero Energy Buildings, through NESEA (Northeast Sustainable Energy Association). An in depth look into engineering, design and building practices for NZEH, with Marc Rosenbaum, one of the best out there. Looking forward to applying the principals learned in future projects! http://www.nesea.org/uncategorized/celebrating-thirty-nesea-members-who-accomplished-something-really-hard/?utm_source=rss http://nesea.cammpus.com/courses/zero-net-energy-homes–online