Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH

Insulated Footings for a Massachusetts Passive House
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Insulated Footings for a Massachusetts Passive House

A Massachusetts builder starts a custom Passive House in suburban Boston with... More

For New England Contractors, Spring Promises a Crush of Repair Jobs
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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... More

Retrofitting New Windows In An Older House - Part 2
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Retrofitting New Windows In An Older House - Part 2

In Part 2 of this slideshow series, Manny Silva installs the window in the opening... More

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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. More

Retrofitting New Windows In An Older House – Part 1
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Retrofitting New Windows In An Older House – Part 1

Replacing windows with new units in winter requires super-efficiency to limit the... More

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From Boston to Los Angeles, Teardowns Spark Controversy

You can make big money tearing down small houses. But it might not make everyone happy. More

Slideshow - On Site with Diamond Pier
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Slideshow - On Site with Diamond Pier

Coastal Connection travels to Provincetown, Mass., to see a contractor make quick... More

A Net-Zero Addition on Cape Cod
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A Net-Zero Addition on Cape Cod

A Cape Cod remodeler stresses airtightness and rooftop solar panels in a bid for... More

Installing Windows in a Deep Wall
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Installing Windows in a Deep Wall

Double stud walls that allow for higher R-values of insulation create particular... More

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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. More

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