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Furnace Change Out is Just the First Step
Furnace Change Out is Just the First Step This article highlights my thoughts on replacing your home furnace, and how the replacement practice these days goes much deeper than “one out one in.” Someone needs to actually look to see if there are large areas of heat loss in the home first, correct those issues,…
A New Construction Company Bets on Artistic Sensibilities and Technology
A New Construction Company Bets on Artistic Sensibilities and Technology I was included with an article posted about some colleagues of mine in the Chestnut Hill Local, a Philadelphia area newspaper. The author wrote the story based on my friend, and president of the company, Michael Sebright, who believes that hiring educated and artistically inclined…
Whole-House Humidifier Benefits
Whole-House Humidifier Benefits An article by Aaron Crowe about the benefits of whole-house humidifiers for AOL Real Estate. Aaron included my thoughts on what a homeowner can expect when installing a humidifier on their forced air system.
Train Your Team Accordingly: Make Sure Your Team is Up to Date on Today’s Changing Technology
Train Your Team Accordingly: Make Sure Your Team is Up to Date on Today’s Changing Technology This article is about the importance of the continuing education of contractors. This topic is important for all people in the building trades because as technology advances at the rapid pace of modern times, contractors have to educate themselves…
Eco Property: Doing Well by Building Green Episode 03
This episode of Eco Property is about my personal journey. Back in September 2013 I decided to trade in my inefficient Mitsubishi Raider for a zero emission – 100% electric Nissan Leaf. I realized that sustainable living isn’t just about writing articles and making videos, it’s about actually changing your life to make a difference….
Converting Constant to Variable Volume
Converting Constant to Variable Volume After finding out my work had been profiled in a published case study for ACHR The News back in 2011 (1), I decided to reach out to see if they’d be interested in using some of my written work for their publication. They agreed to give me a shot! This…
Eco Property: Doing Well by Building Green Episode 01
This is the first full webisode for Eco Property. This is an example of a higher end project, which shows that the sky is the limit in terms of sustainable (green) building and innovation. The client’s house turned out to be a beautiful property, and even earned a LEED for Homes Platinum certification.
Eco Property: Episode 01 Trailer
A one minute trailer for my web-series, “Eco Property: Doing Well by Building Green.” The web-series is devoted to showing the public different levels of sustainable building to show that these products are easy to perform and are an affordable option for people looking to save money at home. The projects can vary from updating…
Making Ice House a Hot Property
Making Ice House a Hot Property This article was a case study on a LEED project we performed in the Fishtown section of Philadelphia for the The EnVision Group (1). The scope was to convert and old ice house (literally they sold blocks of ice) to a sustainable condominium complex, which earned a Gold certification….