CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — S+H Construction, Inc. of Cambridge, Massachusetts, one of the greater Boston area’s premier residential renovation and custom home building companies, is one of the expert presenters at the upcoming Residential Design and Construction (RDC) Show, held April 1-2, 2009 at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston. The company’s Renewable Energy Division is hosting two workshops, one for homeowners entitled “Get Solar Now,” and one for trade professionals entitled “Integrating Solar Technologies onto Your Renovation Project.”

“Get Solar Now” for homeowners is scheduled for April 1st at 6:15 p.m. and April 2nd at 4:45 p.m. The solar industry is booming thanks to rebate programs, new technology, and growing environmental consciousness. This presentation offers detailed information on how solar systems work, what they look like on your home, and what you need to know to hire a solar contractor. The demonstration also includes how to distinguish a quality installation and discussion on the costs and government incentives now available.

“Integrating Solar Technologies Onto Your Renovation Project” for professional builders, contractors and architects takes place April 1st at 3:15 p.m. and April 2nd at 1:45 p.m. This workshop covers the role solar renewable energy plays in green construction projects thanks to LEED points, rebate programs, and growing environmental consciousness. The workshop also details how typical systems work, what a solar contractor provides, design issues, permitting, rebates and how to ensure a successful installation.

S+H Construction is a multi-award winning firm specializing in renewable energy, custom home building, residential renovations, historical restorations, landscaping and site work. The company’s Renewable Energy Division designs, integrates and installs solar electric power (PV), solar thermal hot water, and geothermal heating and cooling systems and services from system design and installation through maintenance of residential equipment as well as energy conservation consultations. In addition, S+H is a fully certified turnkey installer and performs all of the paperwork necessary for homeowners to qualify for and obtain the significant rebates offered in Massachusetts to those who install PV.

Through a variety of exhibits, workshops and events, the Residential Design and Construction Show focuses on New England’s residential design and construction industry for both the trade and consumers and is sponsored by the Boston Society of Architects. Additional Information can be obtained on the show website at

For more information on S+H Construction please call (617) 876-8286, or visit the company website at

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