The Drive Towards Sustainable Building Practices:
Jonathan Kantar Of Sage Builders Plays His Part

Posted on January 18th, 2017 by
Sage Builders Jonathan Kantar

Jonathan Kantar, owner of Sage Builders, is known in the Boston area and Newton, the town he resides in, for his extensive knowledge and drive for promoting energy efficient structures; both residential and commercial. In speaking with Jonathan about the Net Zero Housing project that he is currently working on in the Fort Hill section of Roxbury, it became clear that sustainable building is not only a practice, it is a passion. Jonathan seems to question everyday what part he can play to reduce energy consumption and climate change. He takes the adage “think globally, act locally” to heart, as …
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Concrete Floors: Are They Right for Your Home?

Posted on July 16th, 2015 by

Concrete is considered a highly useful construction material, but some homeowners may have reservations when using it for a floor. Concrete floors have some limitations, but they also have many benefits that make them suitable for use in even high-end residential construction applications. Here is some background information on concrete floor installation and why you might want to choose this option: Traditional Entry by Boston Design-Build Firms Sage Builders LLC Concrete is very versatile: Concrete floors can be poured to accommodate almost any physical shape or size. Concrete is durable: The general strength of concrete makes it a good choice …
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Green Kitchen Renovations to Take Advantage of in Your Home

Posted on July 13th, 2015 by

Your kitchen is one of the most energy-intensive areas of your home. Cooking stoves, ovens, appliances, kitchen gadgets, refrigerators, dishwashers–all of these devices consume significant amounts of energy and increase your monthly expenses. Green kitchen renovations can help reduce these expenditures while creating a kitchen environment that is pleasant, effective, and productive. Traditional Kitchen by Boston Design-Build Firms Sage Builders LLC   Use energy-efficient appliances: Where possible, replace your existing kitchen appliances with energy-efficient models. These high-efficiency devices will significantly reduce the amount of energy used while still providing top-quality functionality. Look for Energy Star-certified appliances. Check EnergyGuide labels or …
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