Monthly Archives: May 2012

Energy Efficient Homes

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Recently MCC completed a super insulated solar heated house, which is comfortably nestled on the shore of a wildlife pond. This energy efficient home is cozy 1600 square feet of living space with two bedrooms and radiant heat tubing installed … Continue reading

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Word of the Week: Footing

Footing is a support structure used in construction. The footing is what the base of the walls lock into. The footing is wider than the walls and provides a support base for the foundation. It is under the earth and … Continue reading

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OHara Progress

These are photos of the boat storage building in progress at the Journey’s End Marina in Rockland which will be a 70′ X 274′ ft steel building. MCC is only 2 weeks into the job and the progress is incredible … Continue reading

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Words of the Week: Circular, Reciprocating, Saber, and Chain

There are several different types of power saws used in building including the circular, reciprocating, saber and chain saws. Each saw is suited for a different set of tasks. A circular saw has a circular blade and cuts by spinning. … Continue reading

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Front Street Shipyard: Building #1 Progress Report

Building #1 is the second building to be erected in Front Street Shipyard by Maine Coast Construction. These photos taken last week by John Davee show the project just two weeks in and it looks great. Besides housing boats, the … Continue reading

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