LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, Ohio, Sept. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Nearly 1,000 Earthwise windows ( www.earthwisewindows.com) bring the beauty of the outdoors indoors at Boiceville Cottages near Ithaca, New York. This storybook-inspired village of over 100 newly-built cottages in the Finger Lakes region is a close-knit community surrounded by rolling hills and fields. Boiceville is at the vanguard of the new sustainable living communities beginning to take hold in the U.S.
The popularity of the “McMansion” is fading. Many people now prefer residential space designed with a smaller footprint in communities with plenty of greenspace. Consumers are also demanding residences that are sustainable, affordable and energy-efficient. Boiceville Cottages really deliver, with the help of Earthwise windows.
Boiceville was founded in 1996 by builder, Bruno Schickel. He was inspired by the Barbara Cooney illustrations in “Miss Rumphius,” a children’s book he read to his daughters. During the early years of construction Mr. Schickel used other brands of windows. “When I saw the Earthwise product, I liked the frame and sash styling. It didn’t look heavy and boxy like other windows. The corners were rounded on the inside for a softer look,” Mr. Schickel notes. “The price was attractive and the local manufacturer has really taken care of us over the years. Once you find this combination, you’re not likely to change,” he adds.
Boiceville uses large windows to give their colorful cottages a light-filled effect. They selected foam-filled Earthwise windows with multi-pane glass, high-efficiency low-E coatings and argon gas. The ENERGY STAR® certified Earthwise windows are extremely energy efficient. The average Boiceville cottage can be heated comfortably during harsh New York winters for just $300-$400 a year!
Mr. Schickel continues to build many other homes in the region and uses Earthwise windows in his other developments.
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