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 […]
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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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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.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! We asked a few of our green living gurus if they could share some tips on how we can reduce our environmental impact this holiday season: Decorating: Turn off your Christmas tree during the day. – Celeste M. Use LED lights, and put them on timers. – Gayathri […]