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Rick Schwolsky

Rick Schwolsky

Rick Schwolsky, construction manager for the 2015 Greenbuild Unity Home, has worked in the residential construction industry for more than 40 years with a special focus on high-performance homes. Before joining Hanley Wood in 1993 as BUILDER’s construction editor and later launching EcoHome magazine, he was president of Grafton Builders, a successful custom home building company in Vermont. 

Rick Schwolsky's Posts

Industry Pioneers at Greenbuild 2013 Industry Pioneers at Greenbuild 2013

My "Postcards from Greenbuild" will focus on the work of industry leaders and pioneers. Read more

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Vision 2020: The Road to Sustainability Vision 2020: The Road to Sustainability

The leading voices of our industry share their visions for the future in 10 critical areas and lay out the road map to sustainability for 2020 and beyond. Read more

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Technical Report: Insulation Technical Report: Insulation

New BuildingGreen report evaluates product performance and environmental attributes of insulation. Read more

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EHDA Grand Award: Montecito Modern EHDA Grand Award: Montecito Modern

This remodeling project proves that an existing home can be modestly modernized to meet new design ideals and performance requirements. Read more

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EHDA Merit Award: Hacienda Ja Ja EHDA Merit Award: Hacienda Ja Ja

The compact footprint of this LEED-Platinum Texas home preserves existing live oak trees and promotes passive design. Read more

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