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Archive for November, 2013

Geothermal: A New Kind Of Heat Wave

The trend of optimizing home efficiency doesn’t seem to be slowing down–and for good reason! Hawthorn Builders continues to work with clients throughout Needham to implement methods that will not only increase home comfort, but decrease their utility bills for the long run. Starting a few years ago, Hawthorn Builders began to see a rise […]

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Is Spray Foam Enough?

It was another first for Hawthorn Builders this week!  Rob Mazanesse, the homeowner of Old Farm Road made the request for a “Blower Door test” on their new home construction.  Upon recommendation, we booked the service of Michael Browne at Advanced Building Analysis LLC, who specializes in Energy Code testing. I was told that this […]

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