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Happy New Year - Lancaster Builders Goes Solar

Mark Lancaster really wants your home to be energy efficient and he’s leading by example. His office in Middletown is a pre-Civil War built residence converted into office space.

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Thoughtful Letter from Emmitsburg

We would like to express our appreciation for the personal attention Jay Cody gave to our project.  From start to finish we felt that every aspect and detail was being carefully handled and considered with a friendly yet professional attitude.  We appreciated the respect he showed for our busy personal lives when coordinating efforts that required our presence or absence.  The promptness with which every phase of the project was handled punctuated that respect and demonstrated his mastery in...

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Home Energy Audit Information

Lancaster Craftsmen Builders thinks living more comfortably while saving energy and money is extremely important - especially during these challenging economic times.   Before investing in energy improvements, we suggest starting with our certified home energy audit.    Sophisticated testing equipment will demonstrate how your money can be best spent to lower utility costs.  We’ll also provide a no obligation cost estimate for a suggested course of action.  Examples of energy improvements that...

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Letter to Worman's Mill HOA

I recently purchased a home in Worman’s Mill.  During the home inspection several problems were uncovered, the most serious of which was a water infiltration issue with the home’s exterior which caused the wood trim and stucco to rot.  In addition, the interior of the home needed updating and considerable cosmetic work.

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Lancaster Craftsmen Builders Launches New Website

Lancaster Craftsmen Builders is pleased to announce that their new website is now live on the web at The new website, developed by High Rock Studios’ LeftBrain Technologies, was designed with an emphasis on regularly updated content, useful information and features, and a more user-friendly interface.

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Mark Lancaster Presents Lucy School LEED Certification

On Friday, June 3, 2011, Mark Lancaster, a charter member of the Frederick County Sustainability Commission and a leading voice in green building custom homes and renovations, helped present a certificate recognizing The Lucy School's primary building as the first LEED for Schools Platinum certified in the State of Maryland.

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Mark Lancaster to Teach Green Building Course

Mark Lancaster, a leading voice and practitioner in Frederick County in green construction, will conduct "The Green Edge" for local Realtors on July 13, 2011. The three hour course will count toward Realtor's continuing education requirements. The class will teach the processes that incorporate environmental consideration into every phase of construction: Energy; Water Efficiency; Land & Lot Development; How building green positively impacts the environment and your wallet

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Solar Installation Completes Phase I of Green Renovation Project in Middletown

MIDDLETOWN — Phase I of the renovation project of the old Ingall’s Lumber Yard is now complete. The owners, Current Components, can arguably lay claim to having one of the greenest office and warehouse in Frederick County. In a story published in the FNP (7/9/10) the initial plan was to prepare a 6,000 square foot warehouse for solar panels. Now, instead of just a plan, the warehouse is a fully-functioning electricity producer.

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Energy Star Congratulates Lancaster Craftsmen Builders

THANK YOU! Lancaster Craftsmen Builders, Inc. Thank you for your continued partnership with ENERGY STAR. By building ENERGY STAR qualified homes, your company is doing its part to help protect the environment while offering consumers new homes that are more comfortable and save money on utility bills. Our records indicate that your company built a total of: 3 ENERGY STAR Qualified Homes in 2010* This is equivalent to: * Eliinating the emissions from 1.47 vehicles * Saving 8,892 lbs of coal *...

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Green Renovation of Commercial Property in Middletown

Frederick News Post, July 9, 2010

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