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A Smart Home Built Smart

Custom builder August Homes blends efficient, high-tech home automation systems with high-performance, sustainable building strategies


GFCI and USB in one

According to Legrand, its GFCI USB Outlet is the first-ever to offer ground-fault protection and USB ports in one unit.

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Resilient Design: Ready for Natural Disasters

Resilient design creates homes that can survive natural disasters and stay functional in the aftermath


The Challenges Of Building Custom On Remote Sites

Building custom homes in out-of-the-way locations poses many challenges, not the least of which is septic

Mechanical & Electrical

Combination Boiler

The highly efficient CB Combi unit delivers up to 9.2 gallons of hot water per minute 

Mechanical & Electrical


Trutankless is an electric water heater that saves space, energy, and cost by using highly accurate sensors, robust solid state electronics, and software to eliminate the need for a tank.

Mechanical & Electrical

EasyHeat Sno*Melter

These dual-element, fixed-resistance cable kits get rid of snow without shoveling, snow-blowing, or spreading chemicals by automatically maintaining a surface temperature above freezing.

Mechanical & Electrical

Northern Tool + Equipment Powerhorse Generator

Four thousand- and 7,000-watt models are now available in Northern Tool + Equipment’s line of Powerhorse electric-start generators.

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