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Celebrating 50 Years of Earth Day!

Did you know that April 22nd marks the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day?  As we adapt to the restrictions of social distancing, one thing we can celebrate is our shrinking carbon footprint. During this newfound journey, we are here to serve our clients today and tomorrow building energy-efficient homes designed to soak in natural light and ventilation. Modular construction maximizes the use of building materials and utilizes waste to energy practices which means far less waste in landfills.  A tighter building envelope combined with the insulation package we include in each home means greater energy efficiency and savings for the homeowner. Our homes are better for the families living in them and for our environment. What are some easy ways to reduce that carbon footprint even more?  Continue to reduce and consolidate trips to the store. Pick up needed items for neighbors and alternate trips to the store with friends. Wash and carry your own reusable shopping bags a

WSJ - Five Things I Wish I Had Known Before I Built My House

Recently the Wall Street Journal writer, Beth Decarbo, wrote about her experience selling her home in New York and building a custom home in South Carolina.  I was proud to be quoted in the article.

“In the beginning, clients don’t want to divulge budget numbers because they don’t know yet if they can trust you.  It goes so much faster when you talk about the nickels and dimes up front”.
- David Cooper, Managing Director, CT Valley Homes

Wall Street Journal By Beth DeCarbo
Five Things I Wish I Had Known Before I Built My House
Maybe on Beth's next build, she would consider offsite construction to build a home.

The site work is done while the home is being built in a controlled factory environment. In my experience, the result is a more predictable / shorter build cycle with fewer unexpected costs.

This also soothes some of those emotional ups and downs of the entire home building process.

Read Beth Decarbo's full Wall Street Journal article here.


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