Renewable Energy: Options You May Be Able to Use in Your Boston Home

renewable energyRenewable energy is defined as energy produced by natural sources which continuously replenish the supply. This includes sunlight, wind, moving water and latent heat in the earth. Because there’s an infinite supply of available renewable energy, once the technology to harvest the energy is installed and paid for, the only recurrent expenses are routine maintenance and service costs. (more…)

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The Passive House Concept — How It Maximizes Comfort by Minimizing Energy Losses

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When constructing a new house or remodeling your existing home, incorporating a passive house concept will allow for a sustainable and energy efficient dwelling. The design/build team at Sage Builders LLC can help you achieve the ideal passive house design. Here are a few key items to consider during the design phase: (more…)

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Using Green Building Materials? What It Really Means to Go Green in Home Construction

No matter what color they may be, not all building materials are green building materials. Environmental consciousness is an increasing priority in most industries today, and construction is no exception. At Sage Builders LLC, we’re focused on a design/build process that brings the best in legitimately green building materials and construction methods to your renovation. The good news is that in addition to a diminished environmental impact, these constituents are often of higher quality and deliver longer service life.

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