Yes, Hamilton Wenham are "Green Communities" which means they receive federal monies for green initiatives. There is also a nonprofit organization called Hamilton Wenham GREEN which works to foster sustainability in the two towns. Find out more on their website www.HWGREEN.org. If you are looking to buy in Hamilton/Wenham I would be happy to help I am a vice president of HW Green and a long time resident.... more
I have read studies about electric vs wood burning fireplaces and was surprised at the amount of heat that actually escapes out the fireplace chimney. Please consider Googling it before you make your decision. Our house has an electric someone converted before we bought it and sincerely wish it was wood burning as I like the natural smell and the "experience".
Best of luck, Please consider using a licensed & bonded contractor for the work so you have some recourse if something should go wrong.
Hi I am racking my brain trying to remember where I saw refernce to that in New England. Try browsing Design New England site for Green builders and also Bston Magazines this years Best of Boston for Green BUilder of the year!... more