Insulated Footings for a Massachusetts Passive House
A Massachusetts builder starts a custom Passive House in suburban Boston with...
For New England Contractors, Spring Promises a Crush of Repair Jobs
This year’s severe winter has done extensive damage to homes on the New England...
Retrofitting New Windows In An Older House - Part 2
In Part 2 of this slideshow series, Manny Silva installs the window in the opening...
Minnesota Crews Travel to Boston to Deal With Ice Dams
The Boston area is facing a once-in-a-century snow event — and there’s money to be made for crews with the right equipment and skills.
Retrofitting New Windows In An Older House – Part 1
Replacing windows with new units in winter requires super-efficiency to limit the...
From Boston to Los Angeles, Teardowns Spark Controversy
You can make big money tearing down small houses. But it might not make everyone happy.
Slideshow - On Site with Diamond Pier
Coastal Connection travels to Provincetown, Mass., to see a contractor make quick...
A Net-Zero Addition on Cape Cod
A Cape Cod remodeler stresses airtightness and rooftop solar panels in a bid for...
Installing Windows in a Deep Wall
Double stud walls that allow for higher R-values of insulation create particular...
With Winter Coming, a Boston Suburb Races to Repair Tornado Damage
Revere, Massachusetts, is still struggling with the aftereffects of last summer’s damaging tornado strike.