Demo of Old Walls

Demo existing plaster walls and remove old thin fiberglass original insulation. Time and busy animals have taken their toll on this insulation.

Northampton DER

Green Mechanical Contractor Magazine – Winter 2012 issue

Our Wick Deep Energy Retrofit is featured on the cover of the Winter 2012 issue of this magazine. http://www.greenmechanicalcontractor-digital.com/greenmechanicalcontractor/winter2012#pg12 Green Mechanical Contractor magazine highlights the excellent work done by Jim Patterson at[...]

Building Science Corporation Case Study Wick DER

This November 2011 article details the National Grid Deep Energy Retrofit project we did. There are extensive photographs as well as descriptions of this project. http://www.buildingscience.com/documents/case-studies/cs-ma-northampton-ngrid-deep-energy-retrofit-comprehensive-1859-victorian

Deep Energy Retrofit 2014

Our clients wanted a larger kitchen and a master bath with a walk in shower upstairs. So a modest addition in the front and the back of the house, all new “Accurate Dorwin”[...]

The Finished House

We are happy that these wonderful clients were able to move in to their new home before the holidays in December 2013. This efficient house is heated with a Fujitsu Mini Split[...]

February 2014 Preview Magazine

We are featured in this months Preview Magazine. Check it out! Once you open the Feb 2014 issue it’s on pages 20- 23. Or you can just scroll down and see it[...]

A Complete Robust House Air Seal

Using “ProClima Tescon Vana” tape which is highly adhesive and “Siga Majvest” microporous membrane for rainproof and wind tight building envelope. “ProClima Tescon Vana” Used to form a secure and permanent seal[...]

Foundation Completely Air Sealed

This shot of the foundation shows the complete air barrier formed by 6″ of eps foam insulation and then “Stego” wrap over the concrete. Taped with SIGA “Wigluv” totally sealing the radon[...]

Extremely Likely that Human Activity Is Driving Climate Change

An international panel of scientists has found with near certainty that human activity is the cause of most of the temperature increases of recent decades, and warns that sea levels could conceivably[...]