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Hot Trend – Healthy New Homes

The latest edition of Builder Magazine featured a really cool article called, “The Next Big Thing: Healthy Homes. Buyers are demanding–and paying more for–homes that don’t make them sick.”  We couldn’t agree more.  By focusing on smart construction practices and selecting eco-friendly and human-friendly materials, these houses make a big difference in terms of long …

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Blog Redirect landing We’ve updated our website.  You can visit our main blog here, or click below to review blog posts by topic. Posts by Topic Case Studies Design Build Energy Indoor Air Quality New Construction News Testimonials PUT THE EXPERTS AT ECOBECO TO WORK FOR YOU Tell us a little about yourself or give us …

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How to Control Humidity in Warm Climates

We wanted to share a terrific article from the Journal of Light Construction titled, “Controlling Humidity in Warm Climates,” which featured many industry experts ecobeco’s President Brian Toll knows from his work on the ASHRAE 62.2 Indoor Air Quality in Residential Buildings standards committee.

REDFIN Study Shows Green Houses Sell for More

Did you know that homes with green features sold for about $33,894 more than the median sale price of homes in certain markets in 2015? A study put together by real estate brokerage REDFIN (https://www.redfin.com/blog/2016/09/the-top-10-neighborhoods-for-green-homes-in-2016.html) says just that. By analyzing real estate listings, Redfin found that those homes with green features were not only leading …

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Proof Is Possible

Stop Guessing!  Make Your Contractor Prove It. You’re paying a lot of money for home improvements, so ask your contractor how they are going to prove that your home has improved.  Are they using instrumented testing?  Are they following Home Performance Principles? Building Scientist and TV personality Corbett Lunsford explains how to make sure you …

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Meet The Team

Leadership Team Brian Toll, Founder and President With oil and energy prices on the rise and global warming all over the news, Brian went looking for ways to reduce his energy costs and environmental impact. Frustrated with his experience at big box retail and suffering from information overload thanks to the internet, Brian left his …

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How Does ecobeco Help You in the Green Home Remodeling Process?

At ecobeco, our goal is to help homeowners throughout the Rockville, MD and DC areas create comfortable, beautiful, and energy efficient homes. With every home remodeling project we take on — whether it’s an updated kitchen, a new bathroom, or a whole house rehab — our team makes it easy to turn your dreams into …

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Using Cost vs Value 2018 for Budgeting Your Remodel Project

Each year, Remodeling Magazine surveys realtors and contractors across the country to determine both the cost and the likely payback of common remodeling projects. The report is broken down by region, and we want to showcase the Washington DC regional report.  This report helps potential remodeling customers like you understand budget requirements, and the return …

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