On April 21st the four finalist teams from the 2015 HUD Innovation in Affordable Housing (IAH) Student Design and Planning Competition gathered at the HUD headquarters in Washington, DC to take part in the Final Four Jury and Awards Presentation (you can read more about the competition here). There, the graduate student teams presented their […]
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About Heather Breslin
Hi there people of the internet, I'm Heather, the current Director of Marketing for the wonderful world of SWA! I consider myself fortunate to spend each day working with a passionate, talented, and fun group of people. I earned a bachelor's degree in urban planning, but have pursued marketing in my professional career; my role at SWA has afforded me the opportunity to combine the best of both worlds to help make a positive impact on our buildings and communities. I hope you enjoy Party Walls!
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Earlier this week, we posted a video about the CT Zero Energy Challenge’s first-place winner, the Benker/Wegner Residence. Today we bring you the story of the third-place winner in this year’s challenge, the Taft School’s Residence. Aside from housing faculty members, the home is serving as a teaching aid for Taft students to study the design details of […]
There were 11 projects entered into this year’s CT Zero Energy Challenge, sponsored by EnergizeCT. The single- and multi-family homes taking part in this competition are designed and constructed utilizing innovative techniques in order to try and reach the illustrious goal of net-zero energy-use. I’m excited to report that SWA worked with 4 of the homes entered into this year’s competition, […]
Boston has been making national headlines a lot this winter, mainly due to the #snowpocalypse that they’ve been enduring. Never fear, the first sign of spring is about to appear in Beantown! NESEA’s Building Energy Conference is just around the corner on March 3-5, bringing experts from around the country to share their knowledge about new trends and […]
Happy Holidays from the team at SWA! SWA’s 2014 Holiday Video Message was created using a FLIR Exx-Series thermal imaging infrared (IR) camera.