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From Foundation to Future: The US Capitol’s Sustainability Journey

George Washington, the nation’s first president and a true visionary, laid the cornerstone of what we now know as the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. Little did he know that this historic act would set the stage for a building that would continue to inspire generations through its commitment to sustainability and high-performance building practices.

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Le Corbusier: Pioneer of Modern Architecture and His Impact on High-Performance Building

Le Corbusier: Pioneer of Modern Architecture and His Impact on High-Performance Building

Le Corbusier’s work did some things that contradict high-performance building. For example, his use of pilotis (raised buildings on columns) can lead to increased energy consumption, as the columns need to be heated and cooled in the same way as the rest of the building. Additionally, his use of large windows can lead to heat loss in cold climates, and his use of concrete can lead to moisture problems.

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National Skilled Trades Day – Let’s Honor Our High Performance Builders

Let’s celebrate the high-performance builders who construct the very best homes, enabling people to live their New England dream, by supporting and promoting National Skilled Trades Day. Skilled craftsmen keep our country running smoothly, and high-performance builders build our homes for comfort – and those skilled and certified people in the trade industry elevate our standard of living through their dedication to building exceptionally.

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A poorly built home can pose serious health risks to your pets - built better with a certified high performance builder so your cats and dogs and other furry friends are safe at home.

5 Ways a Badly Built House Can Hurt Your Pets

If you’re a pet owner, you want to make sure that your furry friends are safe and healthy at all times. If you’re a pet owner, you want to ensure your furry friends are safe and healthy at all times. However, a poorly built home can pose serious health risks to your pets. Read about 5 ways a badly built home can hurt your pets, plus what you can do to make the right changes. By being aware of these hazards and taking the necessary steps, you can create a home that is not only comfortable for you but also safe and healthy for your furry family members.

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