New Home Construction: Energy Star Program

The Massachusetts New Homes with ENERGY STAR is a regional program that promotes the construction of energy-efficient new homes in order to reduce energy usage and peak energy demand. The Program is sponsored by Bay State Gas, Berkshire Gas, Cape Light Compact, GasNetworks, Massachusetts Technology Collaborative, National Grid, New England Gas, NSTAR Electric, NSTAR Gas, … Read more

What is a Green Home?

Hawthorn Investments, as local Needham builders and contractors, is committed to staying at the forefront of all industry standards.  This includes learning and putting into practice environmentally sound (green) strategies. According to the National Green Building Program (NAHB), Green homes incorporate environmental considerations and resource efficiency into every step of the building and development process to minimize … Read more